Natchitoches Parish Technical and Career Center and JAG Organization Specialist Tania Barnum and Principal Bobby Benjamin are proud to announce JAG officers. They are:

President – Nah’riah Jackson
Vice President of Leadership Development -Leayah Colbert
Vice President of Career Development – Chase Sarpy
Vice President of Social Awareness – Cameron Daniels
Vice President of Civic Awareness – Tyrel Nash
Vice President of Community Service – Sha’dasha Edwards
Secretary Cheyenne Barnes

These officers and other members were inducted into the JAG program in a ceremony on Oct. 23 by Judge Desiree Dyess. The keynote speaker of the ceremony was Mayor Ronnie Williams.

JAG stands for Jobs for America’s Graduates. Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) is a nonprofit youth development program dedicated to helping at-risk young people graduate from high school and make successful transitions to postsecondary education or meaningful employment.

We are always seeking donations to help fund our program in the form of grants or goods and services. The Natchitoches Parish Technical and Career Center is covered under the Natchitoches Parish School Board and is a 501 (c) 3 corporation.

If you would like to donate to our JAG program, contact Ms. Tania Barnum at (318)592-4958 or