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Topeka High JAG class plants seed for the future

Topeka Capital-Journal, July 23, 2020 See original article For Carlos Kelly and Topeka High’s Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas students, the last couple of months have been all about planting a seed. Since mid-May, Kelly and fellow JAG-K career specialist Teresa Leslie-Canty have been working with a group of Topeka High JAG student volunteers to build…
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Kingman High School Student Receives JAG Scholarship

Aubrey Thimesch, a 2020 graduate of Kingman High School, was announced Monday as a recipient of the 2020 T-Mobile Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship.
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HHS JAG-K junior headed to nationals for math competition

Hays High School junior Jonathan Rupe placed first at the state JAG-K competition this spring, qualifying him for nationals. Rupe said JAG-K has helped him do more than just hone his math skills.
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HHS student qualifies for National Student Leadership Academy in D.C.

More than 200 students from Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas JAG-K programs across the state participated in the organization’s annual State Career Development Conference (CDC)
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JAG students compete in virtual event

Southwest Kansas students who qualified to compete at NSLA, and the category, are: Natalie Radke, Garden City, second place in employability, Blair Holliday & Alexas Amos, Holcomb, first place in project-based learning.
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Sep 14 2017


Greensburg, Kansas (September 11, 2017) - Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) students from Kiowa County, Pratt, Stafford, Great Bend, Holcomb, Liberal, and Stafford High Schools attended a career information assembly thanks to a contribution from Amerigroup Kansas. The event was hosted at Kiowa County High School in Greensburg, Kansas.   ...
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Aug 16 2017


KANSAS (August 16, 2017) - Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) announced that 30 of 43 eligible JAG-K programs earned the Jobs for America’s Graduates “5 of 5 Award” for 2016. The 5 of 5 Award is bestowed upon those JAG programs that meet or exceed the performance measures in five ...
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