A Northeast Indiana school and five students from two schools took home six awards this month from the 2022 Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) State Career Development Conference in Indianapolis.
It was the first time the conference was held in person since 2019.
The regional winners: Northrop High School, first place in social media; Bailey Bricker, Northrop, second place in writing; Erica Yard, North Manchester Junior-Senior High School, second place in public speaking; Taylor Brooks, North Manchester, third place in cover design; Jackson Austin, North Manchester, third place in creative solutions, and Braxton Ream, North Manchester, third place in career presentations.
JAG is a resiliency-building workforce preparation program that helps students learn in-demand employability skills and provides a bridge to post-secondary education and career advancement opportunities.
JAG is carried out for Northeast Indiana Works by Brightpoint. There are 14 JAG programs at 13 high schools in northeast Indiana. .