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JAG program holds initiation, installation ceremony

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South
Tim Johnson, state JAG Board of Directors, presented the keynote address.

Three Plaquemine High School Jobs for America's Graduates Career Associations held their annual Initiation and Installation Ceremony recently in Plaquemine.

The three programs that participated were coach Peter Villia's High School Program, coach Toby Willis' Middle School Program and Alice Harris' AIM High Program.

There are over 150 members between the programs. Each of the program's six officers were also recognized. Honorable Judge Alvin Batiste was on hand to swear in all members and officers of the career associations.

All JAG students are now members of the State Career Association as well as the National Career Association.

The keynote speaker was Tim Johnson, a member of the State JAG Board, who spoke on the importance of education and leadership. The program directors extended thanks to all of the parents, students, and individuals who helped make the ceremony a success.

A special acknowledgement was presented to the Wal-Mart Foundation for who we would donating the funds for the event and reception.