Dee-1 has dedicated his entire life to changing the world for the better. Along the way, he has carved out a unique niche in the business community as an acclaimed rapper, mathematics teacher, financial literacy expert, public speaker, and social influencer. Born and raised in New Orleans, Dee combines the
The Hale County College & Career Academy JAG program recently held a successful Breast Cancer Awareness Month event at their campus. Centered around the theme of “Cruising for Cancer,” they were able to raise awareness and money to support breast cancer research and finding a cure. Great job Ms. Monica Bates and the JAG
Russell County High School JAG was recently featured on its local news to celebrate the program and its 100% graduate rate for the last two years. Congratulations to JAG Specialist, Samantha Shoup, and all the JAG students for your success!
Jazmin Klaber, a 2020 Senior from Lauderdale County High School, has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 T-Mobile Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship! T-Mobile provided National Jobs for America’s Graduates with additional scholarship funds as a result of the T-Mobile #tossyourcap challenge! She is indeed special because only twenty-seven additional JAG graduates were selected
The Cherokee County Jobs for Alabama’s Graduates (JAG) Program was recently presented with a $1000.00 check after receiving the Community Service Grant through the State of Alabama. It was all made possible by Representative Ginny Shaver of the 39th Congressional District. Pictured are Specialist Amanda Lee along with Rep. Shaver.
The Cherokee County Industrial Development Authority recently sponsored the Cherokee County JAG Program's annual JAG Banquet. The CCIDA presented Specialist Amanda Lee with a check worth $1,500.00 at their monthly meeting. Pictured are Tammy Jones, Jacob Crump, Thereasa Hulgan, James Streett, Specialist Amanda Lee, Chairman Jason Dawson, Jennie Moore, Scott Wright, and
The Cherokee County JAG Program recently held their annual JAG Banquet. In attendance were many community leaders including Rep. Ginny Shaver. Cherokee Co. Career Tech Director and Principal Brett Keasler was the keynote speaker. Mr. Keasler spoke with JAG members, along with their guests, about the challenges he's faced throughout his life and his journey to becoming the director
In the month of February, Cherokee Co. JAG program held a fundraiser to support the Children's Craniofacial Association in honor of Crimson Milican. Students sold skulls and brains to other students, faculty, and staff at the Cherokee Co. Career Tech Center to be displayed in the hallway. JAG students also held a JAG Prom to
The desire to experience new things and new places motivated Elizabeth Porter to become Straughn’s valedictorian.