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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?...

Hope Gerald, 2014 Treasurer

Becky Marcus, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2013

Why did you decide to run? Hope Gerald has been on and observed Student Council since her freshman year and now thinks that being treasurer fits her best because of her creative ideas and her love of business. Did you run...

Simone Malone, 2014 President

Kyra Horton, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2013

Why did you decide to run? Last year, Malone was president as well. "I loved the leadership role and it just felt right, like it was meant to be! So I'm running again to maintain my position," she said. Did you run last...

Madison Moran, 2015 Secretary

Franci Douglass, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2013

Why did you decide to run? Madison Moran said she likes to be a leader. "I want to lead my class," she said. Did you run last year or at any other time? Have you held office previously? Moran has not previously served....

Narayan Sundararajan, 2015 Secretary

Marcia Brown, Managing Editor

May 7, 2013

Why did you decide to run? Narayan Sundararajan said,  “I really like Shaker and I feel like, maybe, running for secretary I could, I guess, help out with the runnings of the school.” Did you run last year? Have you...

Megan Jones, 2015 Secretary

Amani Hill, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2013

Why did you decide to run? Megan Jones described Student Council as "something I really wanted to do for awhile," and this year she finally got the courage to run for secretary. "I love being a leader and I think it's a perfect...

Zach Reizes, 2015 Vice President

Ella Shlonsky, Opinion Editor

May 7, 2013

Why did you decide to run? Zach Reizes said he decided to run because Student Council is an important part of how the school works and that it is important how students play a role in the school. Did you run last year/have...

Cherie Lo, 2015 President

Alexandra Harris, Opinion Editor

May 7, 2013

Why did you decide to run? Cherie Lo is the current president of her class and has been encouraged by peers to run again. "I'd been president already and I wanted to keep helping my council." Did you run last year or at any...

Don’t Let Pokémon Sway Your Vote

Editorial Board

May 6, 2013

Despite posters, speeches and campaigning, most high school election votes are based on popularity. Why vote for the better candidate when the alternative is voting for your best friend? This annual problem is one that every...

Student Council Elections Set for May 8-9

Amani Hill and Alexandra Harris, Staff Reporters

May 3, 2013

Stairwells wallpapered with fliers can mean only one thing. Students will choose next year’s leaders May 8-9. Student Council candidate speeches will be delivered during morning assemblies May 8, and the first round of...

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