News and Events


Kansas Office of the State Bank Commissioner Supports JAG-K

The OSBC proudly awarded JAG-K a $15,000 grant during the 2021-2022 school year. The funds were used to stage the 2022 JAG-K State Career Development Conference in Great Bend.
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Kiowa County Teacher/Coach Honored for JAG-K Leadership

Kiowa County High School coach and teacher Marcus Mitchell recently received six awards for his work as a JAG-K Specialist, including Outstanding Specialist of the Year.
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New Program at MHS Offers Path to Workforce

The program selects students with barriers to success and offers mentoring to help them overcome those barriers and find a path toward a career.
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During Height of the Pandemic, This National Education Program Achieved Some of its Best Outcomes Ever

Based on recently released data, the results for the JAG Class of 2021 are among some of the best in the program’s 41-year history.
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News Release: JAG-K Earns Top National Honor for 8th Year

27 JAG-K school-based programs earned the prestigious 5 of 5 Award for 2021. Each of Kansas’ four regions achieved the 5 of 5 Award standard on a regional basis.
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News Release: JAG-K Presents Awards to Programs, Staff at State Training Conference

At the recent JAG-K state training conference in Wichita, the organization presented a number of awards for the previous school year.
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Jun 8 2022

High School Students Can Develop Cybersecurity Skills for Future Career Opportunities

Grit Daily, June 3, 2022 - Click to view original article Thanks to a partnership of six organizations, people aged 16 to 21 in Kansas can now access a cybersecurity skills through an apprenticeship. Students can apply to the Kansas State Department of Education for such training while finishing high ...
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Jun 8 2022

JAG-K Launches Fundraising Campaign to Cap FY 2022

Click here to donate to JAG-K As we close out the 2022 school year, we assess the challenges and successes of the past year and look ahead to a more normal school experience in 2022-2023.   Having the ability to hold in-person JAG-K events was a blessing after facing the ...
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May 19 2022

Hiawatha Student Recognized at JAG Career Development Conference

Hiawatha World, May 17, 2022 - click to read original article Two individuals and two teams representing Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas placed in national competitions in Dallas last week, while several other participants finished in the top 10. JAG National hosted the National Career Development Conference (NCDC) Thursday through Saturday, ...
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