News and Events

News and Events


News Release: JAG-K Director of Employment Engagement Experiences Marine Training

Joni Bolen, JAG-K Director of Employer Engagement, recently attended the Marine Corps Educator’s Workshop in San Diego to build her knowledge of military career options for her students.
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News Release: Former JAG-K Student Now a Certified Agricultural Education Teacher

Luke Alpers, a 2017 graduate of the JAG-K program at Stafford High School, is now doing his part to prepare students for success in agriculture related careers. He is completing his first year teaching Animal Science, Welding, Ag Leadership and Eighth Grade Agriculture at Kiowa County Public Schools in Greensburg.
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Three high school students receive scholarships from Kansas Department of Insurance

Steven Nguyen, Wichita Southeast High School, was one of three high school students who received a scholarships for a financial literacy essay contest from the Kansas Department of Insurance.
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News Release: JAG-K Teams with KBA to Promote Financial Literacy, Banking Career Options

Members of the Kansas Bankers Association (KBA) teamed up with JAG-K throughout April to educate students about opportunities in the banking industry as well as tips on financial literacy.
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Basehor-Linwood High School Senior Receives National JAG Scholarship

Mycah Benton, a senior at Basehor-Linwood High School, was announced recently by Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) as one of 35 Kenneth M. Smith Scholars nationwide who will receive $2,000 toward their college education.
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News Release: JAG-K Middle School Students Develop Interview Skills with HR Staff from KASB

JAG-K Students at Hutchinson Middle School got a taste of career preparation recently by engaging in mock interviews with Alma Henry, Director of Leadership Services at the Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB).
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Dec 5 2019

Governor Kelly joins board of directors for Jobs for America’s Graduates

Original post may be found here: Governor Laura Kelly today announced that she has accepted an invitation to join the Board of Directors for Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG). JAG is a national nonprofit organization that is dedicated to helping young people facing various barriers to graduation, employment or both.   “I was a strong supporter of JAG - Kansas during my years as a state senator and am now pleased to be asked to serve on the JAG National Board of Directors," Kelly said. "One ...
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Nov 28 2019

Great Bend JAG-K volunteers help create Santa’s Workshop

Great Bend Tribune Great Bend High School students, community volunteers and Great Bend Recreation Commission staff will be transforming the City Auditorium into Santa’s Workshop. The 23rd-annual Santa’s Workshop will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, in the City Auditorium. Enter through the doors located on the ...
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Nov 13 2019

Student Spotlight: Sebastian

As a sophomore in high school, Sebastian has already faced his share of adversity. When his grandfather became ill last year, Sebastian's attendance at school was affected until, eventually, he stopped coming to school altogether in order to be a caregiver. Getting behind in school could have discouraged Sebastian enough ...
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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.