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News Release: JAG-K Director of Employment Engagement Experiences Marine Training

Joni Bolen, JAG-K Director of Employer Engagement, recently attended the Marine Corps Educator’s Workshop in San Diego to build her knowledge of military career options for her students.
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News Release: Former JAG-K Student Now a Certified Agricultural Education Teacher

Luke Alpers, a 2017 graduate of the JAG-K program at Stafford High School, is now doing his part to prepare students for success in agriculture related careers. He is completing his first year teaching Animal Science, Welding, Ag Leadership and Eighth Grade Agriculture at Kiowa County Public Schools in Greensburg.
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Three high school students receive scholarships from Kansas Department of Insurance

Steven Nguyen, Wichita Southeast High School, was one of three high school students who received a scholarships for a financial literacy essay contest from the Kansas Department of Insurance.
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News Release: JAG-K Teams with KBA to Promote Financial Literacy, Banking Career Options

Members of the Kansas Bankers Association (KBA) teamed up with JAG-K throughout April to educate students about opportunities in the banking industry as well as tips on financial literacy.
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Basehor-Linwood High School Senior Receives National JAG Scholarship

Mycah Benton, a senior at Basehor-Linwood High School, was announced recently by Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) as one of 35 Kenneth M. Smith Scholars nationwide who will receive $2,000 toward their college education.
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News Release: JAG-K Middle School Students Develop Interview Skills with HR Staff from KASB

JAG-K Students at Hutchinson Middle School got a taste of career preparation recently by engaging in mock interviews with Alma Henry, Director of Leadership Services at the Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB).
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May 14 2024

News Release: Former JAG-K Student Now a Certified Agricultural Education Teacher

One of the ways Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) prepares students for successful futures is by helping them consider various careers and how to attain them. JAG-K helped one former student discover his passion for teaching. Luke Alpers, a 2017 graduate of the JAG-K program at Stafford High School, is ...
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May 10 2024

Three high school students receive scholarships from Kansas Department of Insurance

WIBW, May 9, 2024 - click to view originial article TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Three high school students received scholarships for a financial literacy essay contest from the Kansas Department of Insurance. Kansas Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt announced on Thursday, May 9, the overall winner of the financial literacy essay ...
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May 10 2024

News Release: JAG-K Teams with KBA to Promote Financial Literacy, Banking Career Options

Members of the Kansas Bankers Association (KBA) teamed up with Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) throughout April to educate students about opportunities in the banking industry as well as tips on financial literacy. The partnership has evolved over three years to become “JAG-K Month with the KBA.” JAG-K programs throughout ...
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