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
5 of 14 national qualifying JAG-K students place in top three of their event at June 18 competition KANSAS CITY— In a first-of-its-kind event, three Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) State Affiliates partnered to hold a Midwest Regional Career Development Conference on June 18, 2019, which was organized similar to the State Career Development Conference…Read More
‘I knew I needed that second chance’ Hays Daily News: Juno Ogle Of the more than 170 Hays High School seniors who will cross the stage Sunday afternoon, eight of them in particular overcame some incredible odds for the honor. The eight are the first Hays High students to earn their diplomas under the Jobs…Read More
14 students qualify for National Student Leadership Academy in Washington, D.C. TOPEKA (April 25, 2019) – Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) hosted more than 200 JAG-K students from across Kansas at its annual State Career Development Conference (CDC) in Salina on April 17, 2019. The students, who qualified at eight regional events, competed…Read More