Original story posted at https://kansaspublicradio.org/kpr-news/good-news-jag-k-student-kiras-compelling-story-inspires-generous-listener By J. Schafer – Kansas Public Radio, April 30, 2020 There’s been a lot of bad news to report lately: from new cases of coronavirus to rising unemployment numbers.  But today… we actually have some good news to share.  So turn up the radio, sit back and listen.  KPR’s J.…

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“My favorite part of JAG-K has been learning the employability skills,
competing and qualifying in them all the way to nationals, and the
college visits.”
–Jace Tweedy, JAG-K Senior and President of Holcomb JAG-K

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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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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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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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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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