Amanda Smith, regional program manager for Missouri's Jobs for America's Graduates program, left, presents Smith-Cotton High School JAG Specialist Amanda Harvey with two awards during a Sedalia 200 Board of Education meetingheld Monday, Oct. 26, in the Heckart Performing Arts Center.

Harvey was honored as an Outstanding JAG Specialist and a JAG Peak Performer. Smith said Harvey is "one of the very best in Missouri."

JAG is a program to support students to graduate from high school and transition into college and careers.