Munoz, a Regional Director for the Topeka area’s Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K), has been invited to serve on an Apply Kansas committee, an initiative through the Board of Regents to support high school seniors in the college application process.Read More
Leslie-Canty, a Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas teacher, was also nominated by an anonymous student. She was recognized for relating to her students on a personal level, and she talks about her own struggles so students can learn from her mistakes.Read More
(HAYS) — In just its second year, the Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) program at Hays High School (HHS) is making a big impression in the Hays community. JAG-K specialist Johnny Matlock was recently recognized by the Hays Chamber of Commerce as the community’s citizen of the year, in large part for his work at…Read More
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) — A local educational program received accolades for creating pathways to success Tuesday morning.
Gov. Laura Kelly and Chuck Knapp, the president of “Kansas Jobs for America’s Graduates,” or JAG-K, were presented the JAG 5-of-5 award.
The award is given to JAG programs that exceed performance based on helping students successfully transition into post-secondary school, the military, or directly into the workforce.Read More
By From Staff Reports / firstname.lastname@example.org Posted Dec 22, 2019 at 6:44 PM PITTSBURG — Pittsburg High School junior Emily Wachter has been selected by the Tourette Association of America (TAA) to represent the state of Kansas at its Youth Ambassador Training in Washington D.C. Wachter and her mother, Shauna Rooks, will attend the event in March, a release said.…Read More
t Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) was represented by 16 students at the JAG National Student Leadership Academy (NSLA) in Washington, D.C., including Great Bend High School student Austin Moore. The students competed in skills competitions, attended leadership workshops and had the opportunity to tour familiar monuments and museums in the nation’s capital. The students who attended NSLA earned the all-expense…Read More
Connor Phillips, Region 5 director of Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas, presented the High Performer Award to Kristie Hawley, JAG-K specialist at Independence High School, and the “Five of Five” Award to Shayla Reliford, JAG-K specialist at Field Kindley High School in Coffeyville at Friday night’s Independence versus Coffeyville football game Sept 28. The High Performer…Read More
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…Read More