News Flash

2017

Posted on: August 7, 2017

Welcome Freshmen

cristorey_group

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., stressed the importance of learning the basics while talking to a group of 125 incoming freshmen students at Cristo Rey Kansas City.

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., stressed the importance of learning the basics while talking to a group of 125 incoming freshmen students at Cristo Rey Kansas City.

 “You’ve started by learning the basic skills of business,” he said. “How to properly shake a hand, how to answer the phone, how to file paperwork. The basics may sound boring, but they are important. It’s like practice. To perform your best, you have to practice and understand the fundamentals.”

Cristo Rey Kansas City is a member of the Cristo Rey Network. The Cristo Rey Network consists of 32 quality, Catholic, college preparatory high schools for urban youth with limited educational options. All students at Cristo Rey Network schools participate in a Corporate Work Study program through which they finance the majority of the cost of their education, gain real world job experience, grow in self-confidence, and realize the relevance of their education.

Royals Charities is sponsoring the Corporate Work Study Summer Program for incoming freshmen. These are 14- and 15-year-old students, who have been accepted into Cristo Rey, are required to be part of the summer training to learn business hard and soft skill basics, such as, looking a person in the eye while shaking their hand, proper phone etiquette and filing.

White thanked Royals Charities for their sponsorship, “It is because of your collaborative and giving spirit that a difference is being made in the lives of our urban students with high economic need. Thank you.”

The Cristo Rey Network serves more than 10,700 students across 21 states and DC and collectively claim 11,500 graduates, the network delivers a powerful and innovative approach to inner-city education that equips students from economically-disadvantaged families with the knowledge, character and skills to transform their lives.

Among the companies that companies will be presenting to individual classes at the summer training are: DST Systems, HCA Midwest, HNTB, KC Association of Legal Administrators, KC Water Services, Littler Mendelson, Lumen Touch, Ryan Lawn, Shick Solutions and UMB Bank.

Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in 2017

aom_jschroeder_flash

December 2017: Jeremiah Schroeder

Posted on: January 24, 2018
AoMSunarjo_flash

Associate of the Month: November 2017

Posted on: January 18, 2018
jill_miller

Associate of the Month: October 2017

Posted on: December 12, 2017
RI_trail

Construction Contract Awarded

Posted on: December 8, 2017
AOM_Christina_Drews

Associate of the Month: September 2017

Posted on: December 5, 2017
Jason_Hayes

Corrections Officer Honored

Posted on: December 5, 2017
corrections2

Corrections Director Resigns

Posted on: December 1, 2017
Check_donation1

Jackson County donates $18,000

Posted on: November 14, 2017
RIRR_Green

Rock Island Corridor Awarded by MARC

Posted on: October 31, 2017
LBT_extension1

Little Blue Trace Extension Opens

Posted on: October 20, 2017
combat_awards_group

2017 COMBAT Awards

Posted on: October 20, 2017
op_center

Fleming Park Operations Center Opens

Posted on: October 19, 2017
COMBAT Picnic

COMBAT Picnic 2017

Posted on: September 29, 2017
New Jacomo Facility

Jackson County Parks + Rec Improvements

Posted on: September 18, 2017
tax_sale2

Delinquent Land Tax Foreclosure Sale

Posted on: September 14, 2017

Planning After JCDC Facility Assessment

Posted on: September 5, 2017
Corrections_Volunteers_group

Detention Center Volunteer Training

Posted on: August 30, 2017
Bike Share Unveiled

Bike Share Station at Longview Lake

Posted on: August 25, 2017
Back to School Ad

JACOHD School Year Vaccinations

Posted on: July 19, 2017
royal_art1

Royal Artwork

Posted on: July 12, 2017
Marshanna_Hester

New Public Information Officer Named

Posted on: June 19, 2017
deputies_honored

Sheriff's Deputies Honored

Posted on: May 16, 2017
Raised Royal2_1486335904299_54629351_ver1.0_640_480

Royals Opening Day 2017

Posted on: April 6, 2017

2017 Reassessment Notice

Posted on: May 15, 2017
Teesha Miller

Teesha Miller Named Director of PDMP

Posted on: March 1, 2017
Frank White speak

2017 State of the County

Posted on: January 27, 2017
JobOne Donations

Giving Tree Donations

Posted on: January 13, 2017