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  • Each month, CTE Teachers select a student of the month for their program. Listed below are examples of the criteria for the students who will receive this recognition:
    • Exemplary behavior record for the month
    • Present and on time and prepared for class
    • Respectful, kind, and cooperative with peers and adults
    • Eager and motivated to learn
    • Exhibits exceptional contribution to class or academic improvement in class
    • Demonstrates a positive and helpful attitude towards fellow students
    • All assigned work is complete for the month
  • Erin Hightower, Cosmetology Student of the Month - October 2018
  • Mattie Tibbitts, Microsoft Academy Student of the Month - October 2018
  • Madison Leonard, Career Preparedness (Wilson) Student of the Month - October 2018
  • Keyton Abernathy, Automotive Technology Student of the Month - October 2018
  • Jared Dasher, Career Prep (Money) Student of the Month - October 2018
  • Justin Leonard, JAG Student of the Month - October 2018
  • Austin Vaughn, Building & Construction Student of the Month - October 2018
  • Damien Hymbaugh, Career Quest Student of the Month - October 2018
  • Sarah Hunter, Work-Based-Learning (Co-op) Student of the Month - October 2018
  • Wade Robertson - Welding Technology Student of the Month - October 2018
  • Cameron Clayton, Precision Machining Student of the Month - October 2018
  • Jaylen Pace-Johnson, Electronics Technology Student of the Month - October 2018
  • Leann Woodall, Collision Repair Student of the Month - October 2018
  • August Gilliland, HOSA Student of the Month - October 2018
  • Macey Duncan, Greenhouse Student of the Month - October 2018
Gov. Kay Ivey Recognizes the JAG Program
Gov. Kay Ivey Recognizes the JAG Program
On July 24, 2018, Governor Kay Ivey hosted a reception for the dedicated Instructors of Jobs for Alabama's Graduates (JAG) at the Governor's Mansion in Montgomery. Cherokee County JAG Specialist, Amanda Lee, was able to attend the reception and speak with Governor Ivey. JAG engages students in those difficult circumstances and prevents them from dropping out of high school by equipping them with academic, professional, and leadership skills. Through our 360-degree approach, JAG has seen a 98.38% graduation success rate of students who were once destined for dropping out.
Newly Elected State Representative Ginny Shaver Speaks to Students About the Importance of Setting Goals
Newly Elected State Representative Ginny Shaver Speaks to Students About the Importance of Setting Goals
The Cherokee County JAG program held their annual JAG Banquet on Thursday, November 15th at 6:00 pm at Gadsden State-Cherokee. Delivering the keynote address was recently elected District 39 Alabama State Representative Ginny Shaver. Shaver shared about an influential teacher she had in high school and discussed with the students on the importance of setting goals.

Also in attendance was Dr. Cynthia McCarty, Vice President of the Alabama State Board of Education, Cherokee County School Superintendent Mitchell Guice, and Cherokee County Career Technical Director Brett Keasler.

Every year, the Cherokee County JAG program develops, plans, and carries out this event to display what JAG is all about and show family, friends, and community leaders the important role JAG plays in their lives.