Gov. Nixon to Make Two Stops in Dunklin County on Thursday

Nov 12, 2014

Governor will first travel to Kennett High School to recognize success of program to keep at-risk students in school, then go to Bader Peaches near Campbell to present owners Bill and Denise Bader with Department of Agriculture award

Gov. Jay Nixon will make two stops in Dunklin County on Thursday (Nov. 13). He will first go to Kennett High School to meet with students, teachers and staff and to recognize the school’s Jobs for America’s Graduates program, which helps at-risk students stay in school to earn their degrees and move into the workforce or on to higher education. The Governor will hold a roundtable with JAG students before speaking at a school assembly.

The Governor then will go to Bader Peaches, near Campbell, to honor owners Bill and Denise Bader with an Agricultural Achievement Award from the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Agriculture Director Richard Fordyce will join Gov. Nixon in presenting the award.