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JAG-K student chosen as Tourette Association ambassador

“I never felt like I fit in and always felt out of place in my classes until I found JAG-K.”
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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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JAG-K faces funding cuts

The Department for Children and Families will cut the grant that funds a large portion of the programs by 50% in July of 2020. Each JAG school program costs about $73,000 to fund. The hope is that with bipartisan support in the Kansas legislature and with Governor Kelly now serving on the National JAG Board, the funding won’t be lost.
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Governor Kelly joins board of directors for Jobs for America’s Graduates

"Kansas has underutilized JAG-K as a proven resource over the past six years, and I hope to maximize the potential of this program to help even more Kansas students."
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Great Bend JAG-K volunteers help create Santa’s Workshop

Great Bend Tribune Great Bend High School students, community volunteers and Great Bend Recreation Commission staff will be transforming the City Auditorium into Santa’s Workshop. The 23rd-annual Santa’s Workshop will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, in the City Auditorium. Enter through the doors located on the southwest corner of the auditorium.…
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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 ...
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Great Bend student competes, participates in leadership workshops in Washington D.C.

t Great Bend High School student Austin Moore preparing for an interview at the JAG National Student Leadership Academy in Washington D.C. 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, ...
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JAG-K faces funding cuts

by: Kansas Capitol Bureau, Korinne Griffith https://www.ksnt.com/capitol-bureau/life-skills-program-for-students-to-get-major-funding-cut/
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