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JAG Program Expands

This year, the Jobs for America’s Graduates program will be offered in six more local high schools.  In addition to our existing programs at Terre Haute North High School, Northview High School and Sullivan High School, new JAG programs will be starting this fall in the following schools:

  • Greencastle High School
  • Riverton Parke High School
  • South Putnam High School
  • South Vermillion High School
  • Terre Haute South High School
  • Turkey Run High School

For more information about the JAG program, click here.

Local JAG Students Excel At State Competition

INDIANAPOLIS (April 29, 2013) – Six local students were recognized at the 2013 Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) Career Development Conference, the final state competition that challenges participants to demonstrate employability skills that took place on Friday, April 19 in Indianapolis.

Students competing in the state finals earned their spot by placing in one of the nine regional competitions. The top two students from each regional conference competition advanced to the state finals. There were six competitions at the state finals with nine to 16 students competing in each contest. The competitions included job interviews, writing skills, creative thinking, career presentations, public speaking and creative solutions.

The six students are:

  • Halie (Shayanne) Brown, a junior from Sullivan High School, placed 2nd in the Career Presentation competition. She was awarded $350 to use for higher education.
  • Trevor Toress, a junior from Sullivan High School, placed 3rd in the Creative Solutions competition. He was awarded $250.
  • Zach Wagle, a junior from Northview High School, placed 1st in the Creative Solutions competition. He was awarded $500.
  • Sierra Hastings, a junior from Northview High School, placed 2nd in the Employability Skills completion. She was awarded $350.
  • Ammity Means, a senior from Northview High School, placed 2nd in the Writing Skills competition. She was awarded $350.
  • Darian Crum, a junior from Terre Haute North High School, was an Honorable Mention for the JAG Indiana’s Outstanding Senior Award. She received $750.

 

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Clay City High School Career Fair

On January 30th, WorkOne participated in a career fair at Clay City High School.

The event provided students in grades 7 through 12 the opportunity to meet with representatives from:

  • Colleges
  • Local employers
  • Military recruiters
  • Service providers

The WorkOne booth gave students handouts highlighting the WorkOne services available to them:

  • Career counseling
  • Education planning
  • Job seeker assistance

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