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Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) Students Traveled to Washington D.C.

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Six West Plains High School students, representing the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program attended the National JAG Leadership Academy in Washington D.C. recently. The JAG students competed in various competitions in the categories of Employability Skills, Math Skills, Project-based Learning and Public Speaking. The students also attended leadership workshops and visited many landmarks at the nation’s capital. All expenses were paid by JAG but not without the help of so many of our wonderful community members. 
This is the third year JAG has been offered at West Plains High School. JAG is a national program helping students develop the skills necessary to transition into the workforce, military, trade school, college or career of their choice while finishing high school. JAG has inspired our students to go above and beyond their expectations while looking forward to a successful future.
Here the students are pictured with JAG Specialist Joan Dietrich, West Plains Schools Superintendent Dr. Lori Wilson and Missouri Governor Mike Parson. Thank you to these exceptional students for representing our district so well!