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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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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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JAG-K AWARDED $2500 FROM TACO BELL FOUNDATION

TOPEKA (September 5, 2019) – Today, Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) received a $2500 grant provided by the Taco Bell Foundation to support approximately 4,000 youth in 79 JAG-K programs across the state. The funding will go towards sponsoring the State Career Development Conference in Salina on April 15, 2020. More than 200…

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JAG-K receives grant for conference in Salina

Salina PostSeptember 5, 2019 TOPEKA, Kan. – Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) on Thursday received a $2500 grant provided by the Taco Bell Foundation to support approximately 4,000 youth in 79 JAG-K programs across the state. The funding will go toward sponsoring the State Career Development Conference in Salina on April 15, 2020.…

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STUDENT IN FOSTER CARE PRAISES JAG-K PROGRAM

Supporters tell DCF the evidence-based program changes lives  TOPEKA – A student who has been in the Kansas foster care system for years praised Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) as the one consistent element in her life. The student said JAG-K Career Specialists have cared about her and taught her skills that will…

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