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February 2023

Pictured above: Students posed at the Kansas Statehouse for JAG-K Day at the Capitol in 2022.

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JAG-K Students to Visit the Kansas Statehouse

More than 400 JAG-K participants and staff will visit the Kansas Statehouse as part of the JAG-K Day at the Capitol celebration on Feb. 8. The event allows students to learn about state government and to share with legislators about the program.

On Feb 8, students will be recognized in both chambers, meet with leaders from both political parties, visit officials from their local areas and tour the Statehouse.

See below a testament to the power of connections made at JAG-K Day at the Capitol - one JAG-K student turned a meeting with her legislator into an internship.

Hutchinson High School JAG-K Student Interns for Kansas Legislator

JAG-K does more than prepare students to become good employees. It prepares them to become community leaders. One way JAG-K accomplishes this goal is by introducing students to the Kansas governmental process on JAG-K Day at the Capitol, a day-long visit to the Kansas statehouse that includes meetings with legislators.

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Unique JAG-K Program Prepares Students in Correctional Facility for Successful Futures

JAG-K is linking up with the state's correctional facility for juveniles to help prepare justice-involved youth for bright futures. A new JAG-K program located within the Kansas Juvenile Corrections Complex (KJCC) is bringing the evidence-based curriculum and concepts to a unique population.

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McPherson JAG-K Grad Becomes Law Enforcement Dispatcher

A job shadow experience sponsored by JAG-K led former McPherson High School student Tiannah McGill to a job that is now paying dividends in public safety for the community.

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Also, click here to watch Tiannah McGill discuss how a job shadow experience led to a job on Espresso Yourself With Chuck!

Office of State Bank Commissioner Grants for Financial Literacy Include JAG-K

JAG-K will receive a $15,000 grant from the Office of the State Bank Commissioner (OSBC) to assist in its mission to help students prepare for successful futures. The OSBC recently released a statement announcing $160,286 in grant awards to eight Kansas organizations to provide financial literacy education throughout the state.

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JAG-K Celebrates National Career Association Week

Participants in the JAG-K program are the beneficiaries of membership in the state Career Association, which operates as part of the JAG National Career Association (NCA).

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Kansas City Musician Joseph Maclin Featured on Espresso Yourself With Chuck

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