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James Ferguson, 2014 Secretary

Aaron Altchouler, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2013

Why did you decide to run? James Ferguson said he wants to provide a bridge between students and Student Council. "We need proper leadership to leave the proper legacy for our high school," he said. Did you run last year...

Student Council Election Results, Day 1

Ella Shlonsky, Opinion Editor

May 8, 2013

After today's Student Council candidate speeches and lunchtime voting, first-day voting results are in. The second round of elections -- for representatives and officer run-offs -- will occur tomorrow during lunch periods. Class of 2016...

Josh Podl, 2016 Treasurer

Ella Shlonsky, Opinion Editor

May 8, 2013

Why did you decide to run? Josh Podl said he is interested in Student Council and in improving his class. "I want to make my class better and have more money," he said. Did you run last year? Have you held office previously? This...

Sarah Jacob, 2016 Secretary

Kyra Horton, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2013

Why did you decide to run? "My sister would always talk about it," Jacob said, referring to her older sister, senior Liz Jacob, who is active in Student Council. "I've always wanted to do it" Did you run last year or at...

Sara Mesiano, 2016 Treasurer

Franci Douglass, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2013

Why did you decide to run? I thought I would be good at the position," Sara Mesiano said, "and [Student Council] will be good experience." Did you run last year? Have you held office previously? This is Mesiano's first...

Alexandra Harris, 2016 Secretary

Hillary Lacks, Opinion Editor

May 8, 2013

Why did you decide to run? "I was secretary last year and I liked it. It's a cool group of kids. It's really fun, and I enjoyed doing it this year," Alexandra Harris said. She said she was also inspired to run by her sister,...

Margi Weiss, 2016 Vice President

Ella Shlonsky, Opinion Editor

May 8, 2013

Why did you decide to run? Margi Weiss said she was a part of Student Council last year. "I had a lot of fun and I wanted to do it again," she said. Did you run last year? Have you held office previously? Weiss was a...

Carolyn Sindelar, 2016 President

Nahjae Doucet, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2013

Why did you decide to run? "The current president had a lot of other commitments, so we decided to run together," Carolyn Sindelar said. Did you run last year or at any other time? Have you held office previously? Sindelar ...

Allison Kao, 2016 President

Abby Brindza, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2013

Why did you decide to run? "I really love Shaker and I think it's really important to have a strong president," Allison Kao said. "I think I have really good ideas to help raise money for prom." She also wants to donate something...

Liyang Feng, 2016 President

Hillary Lacks, Opinion Editor

May 8, 2013

Why did you decide to run? "I want it on my college resume," Liyang Feng said. Did you run last year or at any other time? Have you held office previously? This is Feng's first time running for office. What’s your campaign...

Arpit Agrawal, 2015 Vice President

Marcia Brown, Managing Editor

May 8, 2013

Why did you decide to run? “I decided to run because I have been planning on ever since I decided to run for Student Council last year," Arpit Agrawal said. "I planned on running for VP this year, and next year I plan to...

Jen Neary, 2014 Treasurer

Franci Douglass, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2013

Why did you decide to run? "I like having a leadership role in the school," Jen Neary said, "and to make a difference whether it's in the school and in activities or in charities." Did you run last year or at any other time?...

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