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GCPS students selected for state advisory council

Four GCPS students selected to serve

GCPS students selected for state advisory council

September 23, 2019

     Four Gwinnett County Public Schools students will serve on State School Superintendent Richard Woods’ 2019-2020 Student Advisory Council.

2019-2020 Student Advisory Council – Middle School
Christie Khalil             7th Grade      Coleman Middle School 
Ariella Ayenesazan    8th Grade      Hull Middle School


2019-2020 Student Advisory Council – High School
Maggie Michels           11th Grade      Duluth High School
How’Ron Nesbitt         12th Grade      Mill Creek High School

 (This is the second year in a row How’Ron Nesbitt has been selected to serve on the Student Advisory Council)

     The students are among a group of 130 middle and high school students who will meet with State Superintendent Woods to discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom. Members of the Student Advisory Council also will discuss other issues related to education, serve as the State Superintendent’s ambassadors to their respective schools, and participate in service projects to benefit schools and students. 

     Council members were selected from a pool of nearly 1,000 students who applied to serve. Students were chosen based on the strength of their essay answers— which focused on their ideas for public education— as well as their community service experience. Selected students attend public schools around the state. 

Meetings of the Student Advisory Council will be held:

  • Middle School Students: October 21, January 15, and March 24, 
  • High School Students: October 22, January 16, and March 25, 
  • On May 5, the Student Advisory Council will take part in a joint community service day. 
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