June 20, 2024

GCHS Junior Advances To National JAG Competition

(Courtesy of USD 457)

Vianca Esquivel, junior at Garden City High School, took 1st place at the Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) State Career Development Conference in Salina, Kansas on Wednesday, April 17th.  She competed in the Project Based Learning (PBL) event, presenting “Start with Hello Project”.

There were over 300 JAG-K students from across the state in attendance at the conference. The PBL event was a National Qualifying event and the top three places secured a spot to the National Leadership Awards Event in Washington D.C. this upcoming December. This is an all-expenses paid trip to Washington D.C. to compete and interact with JAG-K students from 35 different states.

Traci Martinez is the GCHS Career Specialist.