News and Events

News and Events


Kansas High School Students Help Run County Museum

Students in the Kiowa County JAG-K program are getting a unique opportunity. In late 2023, the Kiowa County Historical Museum director resigned but left the idea of bringing in the JAG program.
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Kansas Chamber & Education Foundation Announce 2024 Leadership Kansas Class

JAG-K President and CEO Chuck Knapp is participating in the Kansas Chamber 2024 Leadership Class.
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News Release: Minneapolis Student Receives JAG-K Scholarship Memorializing Former Sen. Bud Estes

Clare McKain, a senior at Minneapolis High School, was announced Wednesday as recipient of the third annual JAG-K Bud Estes Memorial Scholarship honoring the memory of the late Kansas state senator from Dodge City.
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News Release: Russell High School Student Receives Scholarship from JAG-K

Russell High School senior Hannah Gideon was named recipient of the JAG-K Senior Scholarship at the JAG-K Career Development Conference at Fort Hays State University on Wednesday.
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Students Receive Financial Literacy Scholarships from Kansas Department of Insurance

Three participants in JAG-K programs were announced Wednesday as winners of a financial literacy essay contest sponsored by the Securities Division of the Kansas Department of Insurance.
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JAG-K Students Gather for Career Development Conference and Career Expo

More than 250 students from JAG-K gathered at Fort Hays State University on March 20 for the organization’s annual State Career Development Conference (CDC).
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Mar 11 2024

News Release: HCA Hosts JAG-K Students for Career Exploration at Overland Park Regional Med Center

Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) focuses on jobs and careers in health care during the month of February. Recently, about 50 JAG-K students from four Kansas City high schools spent a day learning about career options at Overland Park Regional Medical Center, which is staffed by HCA Healthcare. The HCA ...
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Feb 26 2024

News Release: JAG-K Senior Days Provide Education, Opportunities for Students Across Kansas

More than 130 students from across Kansas visited the State Capitol, Washburn University and a number of Topeka-area businesses last week as part of the Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) Senior Days event. Three consecutive Senior Days brought students from 28 Kansas schools to the Statehouse to learn about the governmental ...
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Feb 23 2024

News Release: JAG-K Student Earns Employee of the Month for Life Saving Act

Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) doesn’t just prepare students for successful futures. It also prepares them to impact their communities in positive – even life-saving – ways while still in high school. A resident at an assisted living facility in Marysville has the professional training and quick thinking of a ...
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JAG-K is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that partners with students facing various barriers to success, helping them graduate high school and then on to a successful career path.