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Student Spotlight: Sebastian

He is a great example of how important it is to keep going in spite of adversity and setbacks, and we are very proud of his hard work and resiliency!

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Craft shows are fall traditions

JAG-K members Deklyn Cravan, Jasmyn Marley and Greg Sommers were on duty for one shift at the craft show. They said their work Saturday would count as volunteer hours but the proceeds were going to the welding class.

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Student Spotlight: Megan

When Megan joined JAG-K in 7th grade, she was struggling with behaviors that were keeping her from success at school and at home. She had made some bad decisions that were leading her down the wrong road. At the end of last year, she had a transformation and has turned things around. Megan says, “What…

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Great Bend holding first Manufacturing Day event

Manufacturing Day gives students glimpse of industry Great Bend Tribune: Dale Hogg October 2, 2019 The Great Bend Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development is joining forces Friday with several Barton County businesses to hold the first local Manufacturing Day. Dubbed Made in GBK, this event ties into the national Manufacturing Day held annually on…

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ACHS and WHS earn JAG-K program honors

Courier Traveler – September 18, 2019 Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) announced that for the fifth consecutive year it has earned the Jobs for America’s Graduates 5 of 5 Award. The 5 of 5 Award is bestowed upon those JAG programs that meet or exceed the performance measures in five categories: graduation rate, successful outcomes,…

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Russell and Colby join JAG-K; program earns top national honor

September 15, 2019 by Hays Post TOPEKA – Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) announced that for the fifth consecutive year it has earned the Jobs for America’s Graduates 5 of 5 Award. The 5 of 5 Award is bestowed upon those JAG programs that meet or exceed the performance measures in five categories: graduation rate,…

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JAG-K earns top national honor

Great Bend TribuneSeptember 14, 2019 TOPEKA – Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) announced that for the fifth consecutive year it has earned the Jobs for America’s Graduates 5 of 5 Award. The 5 of 5 Award is bestowed upon those JAG programs that meet or exceed the performance measures in five categories: graduation rate, successful…

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Tyrianna

Tyrianna is a junior in high school in Kansas City. This is her third year in JAG-K, and she has made tremendous strides. During her freshman year, Tyrianna struggled with her grades and was once suspended for fighting. Last year, Tyrianna made a significant effort to bring her grades up and finish her sophomore year…

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