8 Students Vie For Student Member Of Board Of Education

| March 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Eight county high school juniors have filed applications to be the 2011-2012 student member on the Board of Education of Anne Arundel County.
With nominations now closed, the field of candidates consists of:
● Alexander Berman, Annapolis High School
● Jillian Buck, South River High School
● Angela Copes, Glen Burnie High School
● Erin Dickenson, Arundel High School
● Peyton Lagasse, Arundel High School
● Olivia Goldberg, Severna Park High School
● Brandon Quade, Northeast High School
● Nicole Simon-Ogan, South River High School
The Student Member on the Board of Education (SMOB) is elected by the Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils (CRASC) and appointed by the governor. The student member serves a one-year term during his or her senior year of high school, and receives a $6,000 college scholarship.
Preliminary interviews will be held on March 7, 2011, at which time the field will be trimmed to three candidates as called for by the CRASC Constitution. The three finalists will participate in a Candidates Night from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. on March 9, 2011, in the Board Room of the Parham Building, located at 2644 Riva Road, Annapolis.
Elections to determine the candidate whose name will be forwarded to the governor for appointment will take place on March 24, 2011, at the Chesapeake Arts Center, located at 195 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park.
As stated in the CRASC Constitution and Bylaws, high schools and middle schools in the county can have a predetermined number of delegates, based on each school’s enrollment, at the election. Delegates will represent student government, the arts, athletics, and other extracurricular activities.

 

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