Hylton High School senior Kate Arnold will serve as a student representative on the Prince William County School Board.
According to a release, Arnold will begin serving as the representative at the school board’s next meeting on November 29.
Read more about the selection process here.
Arnold will not have voting power, but will be able to offer student incident on matters before the school board.
Potomac High School’s Magin Sanchez, and Zaki Panjsheeri of Patriot High School will serve as alternates, according to a release.
“The students were selected based on leadership skills and experiences; communication skills, both written and verbal; listening and time management skills; ability to handle multiple tasks; and willingness to keep an open mind to opinions that differ from their own,” stated a release.
Student representative expectations, from a release:
Follow the Prince William County School Board Code of Ethics;
Follow Robert’s Rules of Order;
Review the agenda and read materials prior to meetings of the School Board;
Solicit ideas, suggestions, and concerns of students in PWCS;
Attend public School Board meetings (not closed sessions) and participate in a non-voting capacity, representing the student voice by sharing ideas, suggestions, and concerns; and
Inform PWCS students of the reports and decisions made at open meetings of the School Board through School Board minutes.