Students from Augusta High School, El Dorado High School, Wichita East High School, Wichita Heights High School, Wichita North High School, Wichita Northwest High School, Wichita South High School, Wichita Southeast High School, and Wichita West High School met for the South Central Regional Career Development Conference (CDC) hosted at Wichita West High School.
CDC Events included Public Speaking, Employability Skills, Math Skills, Project Based Learning, Mapping My Future, and JAG-K Entrepreneurs. The competitions allowed students the opportunity to showcase the skills they are learning in the competency-based curriculum of the JAG-K program.
The top three finishers in each event advanced to compete at the State Career Development Conference on April 18 at Emporia State University. Congratulations to the following individuals (listed 1st – 3rd place):
Public Speaking: Ashanti Powell, Wichita North; Alex Meyers, Augusta; Antonio Lloyd, Wichita West.
Project Based Learning: Brooklyn McClellan and Ke’Ora Elcan, Wichita North; Shastah Mason and William Goff, Augusta; Jochua Williams and Gabriela Hill; El Dorado.
Employability Skills: Miriam Mangaza, Wichita North; Johatan Nunez, Wichita East; Brisa Hull, Wichita South.
Math Skills: Jaime Aguirre, Wichita West; Aimani Johnson, Wichita South; Seth Lucky, Wichita West.
Mapping My Future: Brittany Cairns, Augusta; Jaiden Williams, Wichita North; Robyn Godsy, Wichita South.
JAG-K Entrepreneurs: Erwin Garcia and Felipe Casterna, Wichita West; Jaden Wade and Mikaela Emmele, El Dorado; Salah Tafoia, Wichita Northwest.
Wichita North High School earned first place in the team score competition followed by Augusta High School in second place.
Wichita North High School earned first place in the team score competition.
JAG-K is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that partners with students facing various barriers to success, helping them graduate high school and then on to a successful career path.