JAG-K STUDENTS COMPETE AT NORTHEAST REGIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

Competitions showcase students’ competencies in interviewing, job preparedness, teamwork, communications, and leadership. MANHATTAN, KS. (March 9, 2018) – The Career Development Conference (CDC) is a one-day event that allows students the opportunity to showcase the skills they are learning in the JAG-K classroom. CDC events include Public Speaking, Employability Skills, Math Skills, Project Based Learning, Mapping…

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JAG-K STUDENTS VISIT KANSAS STATEHOUSE AND MEET WITH GOVERNOR

Students interact with legislators, receive Kansas Statehouse tours Pictured: JAG-K State Career Association (SCA) Officers and JAG-K Staff. Back row from left: SCA Vice President Tyrese DeLaCruz, Chuck Knapp, President/CEO, Bev Mortimer, Vice President Program Development. Front row, from left: SCA President Linda Moyo of Newton High School; Governor Jeff Colyer, SCA Secretary Antonio Cooper,…

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JAG-K STUDENTS VISIT WSU TECH

WICHITA (February 20, 2018) – More than 100 JAG-K students and their Career Specialists from Wichita and Augusta attended JAG-K Day at Wichita State University Tech (WSU Tech) to learn about the degree and certificate programs offered. Students received a guided tour of the campus and participated in hands-on projects in the Future Maker Mobile…

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JAG-K STUDENT COMPETES AT NATIONAL STUDENT LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

TOPEKA (December 20, 2017) – Jason Mitchiner Jr., a senior at Topeka High School, earned second place in the national Math Skills competition at the 21st Annual JAG National Student Leadership Academy (NSLA) held in Washington D.C. on November 29-December 1, 2017. The Math Skills competition is designed to encourage JAG students to improve their…

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JAG-K STUDENTS ATTEND JAG NATIONAL STUDENT LEADERSHIP ACADEMY IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

Local students compete, participate in leadership workshops and tour the nation’s capital TOPEKA (December 13, 2017) – 18 Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) students attended the JAG National Student Leadership Academy (NSLA). The students competed in skills competitions, attended leadership workshops and had the opportunity to tour familiar monuments and museums in the nation’s capital.…

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JAG-K HOSTS ANNUAL STATEWIDE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

Students compete for an opportunity to advance to the national competition in Washington, D.C. KANSAS (October 19, 2017) – More than 200 students representing 68 JAG-K programs traveled to Salina to participate in a two-day Leadership Development Conference. The conference featured competitions in Employability Skills, Math Skills, Project Based Learning, and Public Speaking. Winners of the…

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AMERIGROUP KANSAS, JAG-KANSAS PARTNER TO PROMOTE HEALTHCARE CAREERS

Greensburg, Kansas (September 11, 2017) – Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) students from Kiowa County, Pratt, Stafford, Great Bend, Holcomb, Liberal, and Stafford High Schools attended a career information assembly thanks to a contribution from Amerigroup Kansas. The event was hosted at Kiowa County High School in Greensburg, Kansas.     “JAG-K is excited about…

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JAG-K PROGRAMS EARN TOP NATIONAL HONOR

KANSAS (August 16, 2017) – Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) announced that 30 of 43 eligible JAG-K programs earned the Jobs for America’s Graduates “5 of 5 Award” for 2016. 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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