MHS JAG holds officer installation

September 27 - Each year the Jobs for America's Graduates Career Association elects officers to lead the chapter in a variety of ways. The following individuals will serve the MHS JAG for 2023-24: 
President of MHS JAG Career Association: Colton Gordon
Vice President for Career Preparation (Hailey Long)
Vice President of Civic Awareness (Johnathan Doyle)
Vice President for Social Activities (Parker Melton)
Vice President for Leadership Development (Jayda Mayweather)
Vice President for Service Learning (Janae Palmer)
Secretary (Alex Dunlap)

As part of MHS JAG Career Association, the membership is expected to support the activities of the chapter, attend meetings, and set a positive example in the school, workplace, and community. The newly elected officers will lead the Career Association in the goals of leadership development, career preparation, civic awareness, social awareness, and service learning.

Board of Education President Keith Louder offered opening remarks for the attendees and also assisted in the pinning of the officers alongside Dr. Ayanna Shivers. Dr. Shivers shared words of encouragement and inspiration in a keynote address. 

MHS Jag is instructed by Mr. Oliver Brilhante, certified JAG Specialist. Mr. Brilhante led the evening’s events, including a special thank you to the JAG business partner, True Manufacturing, Mexico Schools, and Bright Futures Mexico for their volunteerism and support of the JAG program. 

JAG-Missouri is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping students who have great potential, but also face significant barriers. JAG believes students have talent, grit, and a hunger to learn. They want to succeed and have a better life. They want to be productive citizens. The JAG program works with high schools across the nation to help students prepare for future success, equipping them with the skills and support to succeed in education, employment, and life. More information about the JAG program can be found at