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News Release: JAG-K Career Specialist Participates in Marine Corps Workshop

Karla Pledger, Career Specialist at F.L. Schlagle High School in Kansas City, recently attended the Marine Corps Educator’s Workshop to build her knowledge of military career options for her students.
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Walmart grants $15K to JAG-K to continue workforce development

As it supports 36 employees who double as JAG-K students, international superstore chain Walmart has granted $15K to the Kansas chapter
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News Release: JAG-K Student President One of Many Who Benefit from Walmart Donation

Nuru Abdallah is one of many in JAG-K who have benefited from the organization's partnership with Walmart.
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United Way of the Plains Invests $6.6 Million in Area Programs

United Way of the Plains has announced funding for 69 human service programs to help individuals and families throughout south central Kansas achieve their human potential.
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High School Students Can Develop Cybersecurity Skills for Future Career Opportunities

Thanks to a partnership of six organizations, people aged 16 to 21 in Kansas can now access a cybersecurity skills through an apprenticeship.
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JAG-K Launches Fundraising Campaign to Cap FY 2022

Investment in JAG-K events has a transformative effect on the lives of our students.
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May 18 2022

National Career Association’s First-Ever National Career Development Conference

News Release from JAG National May 16, 2022 - click to see original release The National Career Development Conference (NCDC) is the annual highlight providing an opportunity for all NCA members to participate in general sessions, competitive events, educational workshops, leadership development training, and college and career exploration. Over 600 ...
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May 11 2022

RHS JAG-K Organization Builds Marketing Campaign, Discusses Stress Management

KSRL Radio Station, May 5, 2022 - click to see original post, which includes audio Russell High School's Jobs for America's Graduates-Kansas, or JAG-K, organization worked in April to build a marketing campaign to promote JAG-K and what the program is about. Students divided into groups and each group built ...
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May 11 2022

News Release: Concordia High School Student Elected President of National Student Organization

Concordia High School senior Ryah Klima was elected president of the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) national student organization – the JAG Career Association – by her peers at the organization’s National Career Development Conference held in Dallas last week. Klima, who served as vice president of the Job’s for ...
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