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PHS student selected as ambassador for Tourette Association of America

By From Staff Reports / news@morningsun.net 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.…

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Great Bend student competes, participates in leadership workshops in Washington D.C.

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…

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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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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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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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IN THE NEWS: Hays High School Senior

‘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…

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