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2019 State Career Development Conference Winners

Pictured are Seymour High School senior Carina Muñoz being presented the outstanding senior award, Tami Silverman, president and chief executive officer of the Indiana Youth Institute, and Indiana Department of Workforce Development Commissioner Fred Payne.

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Nominate an Outstanding JAG Indiana Staff Member Today!!

JAG Indiana has the distinct pleasure of honoring our hardworking staff each year at our State Training Seminar, which takes place in the summer. Nominations for the 2019-20 school year are now open.

View the staff honored for 2018 - 2019 and nominate the next group of outstanding JAG Family members here.

The students competing at the JAG career development conference demonstrated the variety of skills and range of ability that will prepare them for success as they continue their education and pursue career opportunities.

I was pleased to see the efforts that all students put into this competition, and their performance was a clear indication of why JAG Indiana has become the nation’s largest and most successful program in the JAG national network.

Fred Payne, Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development


Mt. Vernon students receive award

Mt. Vernon High School Jobs for America’s Graduates students have received the Multiplying Good One in a Million Award. Multiplying Good is an award foundation based in New York that is focused on recognizing and rewarding acts of service that benefit the community.

BCHS JAG Program Takes over Angel Tree Project, Invites Community to Help

Peggy Kovert was Brownstown Central High School’s Angel Tree sponsor and main influencer to ensure local kids have a good Christmas. Peggy Kovert was Brownstown Central High School’s Angel Tree sponsor and main influencer to ensure local kids have a good Christmas.

Jobs For America's Graduates: The Nation's Premier Educational Recovery Program

After several consecutive years of slow improvement, the nation’s high school graduation rate stands at 84%. Although this increase is encouraging, a hard reality remains - one of every six students beginning high school does not finish it, leaving the U.S. graduation rate near the bottom of economically developed nations.

Students praise Jobs for America’s Graduates program

High school senior Sidney Shoaf was more than willing to talk about her dream job when Gov. Eric Holcomb asked about her future goals. She plans to pursue a marketing track at IUPUI's Kelley School of Business. "I'd like to go into business or something business-related where I can wear a pantsuit," she told Holcomb.

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