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News and Events


$189,091 in grants awarded for financial literacy in Kansas

The Office of the State Bank Commissioner has announced that $189,091 in grants have been awarded to eight Kansas organizations.
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Kansas Office of the State Bank Commissioner Awards Grant Funds for Financial Literacy Education

The Office of the State Bank Commissioner has awarded $189,091 in grant funds to eight Kansas organizations, including JAG-K, to provide financial literacy education throughout the state.
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News Release: On Giving Tuesday, JAG-K to Raffle Tickets to Kansas City Chiefs Game

Donors to JAG-K’s GivingTuesday campaign will be entered into a raffle for the chance to win tickets to the Chiefs game on Dec. 25. The tickets were donated to the organization for the purpose of raising funds by former Kansas governor Jeff Colyer, M.D.
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JC Breakfast Optimist Club’s Guests Were From The JCHS JAG-K Program

Guest speakers at the November 15 JC Breakfast Optimist Club meeting were from the Junction City High School’s Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas program
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News Release: John Deere Coffeyville Works Sponsors Local Program, Hosts Students at Plant

The JAG-K program at Field Kindley Memorial High School in Coffeyville recently visited a local John Deere unit which annually donates $36,000 to help fund the program.
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News Release: Textron Aviation Hosts JAG-K Students for “Girls in Aviation Day”

Approximately 200 participants in JAG-K programs in central Kansas took part in Textron Aviation’s recent “Girls in Aviation Day” career exploration event.
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Feb 19 2020

Munoz to serve on Apply Kansas committee

Michael Munoz Applying to college can be overwhelming to both students and their parents, especially for those pursuing secondary education for the first time. Michael Munoz is going to help with that. Munoz, a Regional Director for the Topeka area's Jobs for America's Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K), has been invited to serve ...
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Feb 16 2020

Leslie-Canty nominated for national LifeChanger of the Year award

Teresa Leslie-Canty See original article published here: Topeka High School educators Ashley Coffman, Teresa Leslie-Canty and Tonia Lauxman have been nominated for the 2019-20 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Coffman, a music teacher, was nominated by an anonymous student for the respect and care she shows toward the entire student body. She has volunteered many ...
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Feb 14 2020

Matlock honored for service to JAG-K and Hays community

JAG-K Career Specialist Johnny Matlock discusses a project with a student. (HAYS) -- In just its second year, the Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) program at Hays High School (HHS) is making a big impression in the Hays community.  JAG-K specialist Johnny Matlock was recently recognized by the Hays Chamber ...
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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.