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HHS student qualifies for National Student Leadership Academy in D.C.

More than 200 students from Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas JAG-K programs across the state participated in the organization’s annual State Career Development Conference (CDC)
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JAG students compete in virtual event

Southwest Kansas students who qualified to compete at NSLA, and the category, are: Natalie Radke, Garden City, second place in employability, Blair Holliday & Alexas Amos, Holcomb, first place in project-based learning.
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JAG-K Students Compete at Virtual State Career Development Conference

15 students qualify for National Student Leadership Academy in Washington, D.C.
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JAG-K student recognized as one of three Topeka High valedictorians, celebrates virtual graduation

On Saturday, hundreds of students in Topeka graduated virtually, including Trejon James, one of three valedictorian’s at Topeka High School.
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Hiawatha High School will offer JAG-K program in the fall

Hiawatha High School will add a JAG-K program next fall.
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JAG-K student featured on KPR, receives gift of free college

Original story can be found at: Thanks in part to a program that helps students overcome barriers to success, a teenager named Kira has put a lifetime of abuse, neglect and stunted development behind her, and has a bright future ahead. She shared her story of resilience and recovery on Kansas Public Radio (KPR)…
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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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Nov 11 2019

MHS JAG-K students attend Leadership Development Conference in Wichita

McPherson Sentinel WICHITA -- Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) students from McPherson High School attended the JAG-K Leadership Development Conference last week at Wichita State University. “The Leadership Development Conference is a great opportunity for our students to attend presentations on topics including time management, career preparation and college life,” ...
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Nov 9 2019

Craft shows are fall traditions

Great Bend Tribune The second Saturday in November is always set aside for two big fundraising sales in Great Bend. On Nov. 9, crowds flocked to the Dominican Sisters of Peace motherhouse for the Sisters’ annual Mission Benefit Bazaar and to the Panther Activities Center (PAC) at Great Bend High ...
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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.