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News and Events


News Release: Royals Charities Donates Professional Attire for JAG-K Officers

Understanding the link between appearance and performance, Royals Charities recently provided professional attire to the 16 JAG-K regional and state elected student officers.
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News Release: JAG-K Students Gather for Career Development Conference and Career Expo

More than 200 students from JAG-K gathered at McPherson College on March 22 for the organization’s annual State Career Development Conference (CDC). The event was sponsored by the Kansas Office of the State Bank Commissioner, Synchrony Financial and the Taco Bell Foundation.
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Kiowa County High School Student Receives JAG-K Scholarship Memorializing Former Sen. Bud Estes

Liberty Gilkey, a senior at Kiowa County High School, was announced Wednesday as recipient of the second annual JAG-K Bud Estes Memorial Scholarship honoring the memory of the late Kansas state senator from Dodge City.
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Beloit Senior Receives Annual JAG-K Mortimer Scholarship

Beloit High School senior Kylie Smith was named recipient of the JAG-K Mortimer Scholarship for seniors in high school at the JAG-K Career Development Conference Wednesday at McPherson College.
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Student Essays Win Financial Literacy Scholarships from Kansas Securities Commissioner

Three participants in JAG-K programs were announced Wednesday as winners of a financial literacy essay contest sponsored by the Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner, a division of the Kansas Insurance Department.
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News Release: Newton High JAG-K Student Serves as a Legislative Page at Statehouse

Tristan Gormley, a sophomore from Newton High School took the opportunity to add to his knowledge of the Kansas government by serving as a page for Sen. Carolyn McGinn, Sedgwick, at the Capitol.
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Mar 3 2023

News Release: JAG-K Students Learn about Careers in Health Care on Tour of Stormont Vail in Topeka

Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) focuses on jobs and careers in health care during the month of February. Recently, about 20 JAG-K students and staff from three different high schools spent an afternoon learning about career options at Stormont Vail Hospital as part of the recent Senior Days event in ...
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Mar 1 2023

JAG-K Senior Days Teach Students About Government, Introduce Them to Washburn and Topeka Businesses

Last week, more than 170 students from across Kansas visited the State Capitol, Washburn University and five businesses in Topeka as part of the first Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) Senior Days event. Three consecutive Senior Days brought students from 37 Kansas schools to the Statehouse to learn about the ...
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Feb 9 2023

News Release: JAG-K Day at the Capitol Brings 400 Participants to the Kansas Statehouse

More than 400 Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) participants visited the Kansas Statehouse as part of the JAG-K Day at the Capitol celebration on Feb. 8. Students from JAG-K programs across the state met with their local legislators, informing them about the impact of the program and inviting them to ...
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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.