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February 8, 2012 • Liesl Roberts, Head Editor  
Filed under Student Life

     Have you ever thought about being a student body officer? “We have student body officers at our school to help unify the student body as a whole and to help students get involved. I think it’s important for students to feel like they belong to something!” said Ashley Rodgers, the student body officer over activities. If you feel like student government is right for you, there is a student body officer candidate meeting on February 16th after school in Mrs. Sadler’s room, 507. To help you get an idea of how each office runs, this is what you can expect!

Student Body President- Cameron Easton

1. Is this an appointed or elected office?

Elected

2. What are some of your day-to-day duties in student government?

Planning activities, making posters etc… 

3. What is your favorite part about being an officer?

Being involved and serving the student body.

4. What is the most stressful part of your office?

Making sure everything is put together for activities, games etc…

5. What is one main thing you’d like others to know about your office?

It is really a lot of fun. I love being an SBO and I love serving the student body.

6. What is one thing you’ve helped plan this year?

I got to plan the Bountiful Parade.

7.  What are some road-blocks you’ve come in counter with?

We have encountered some problems, but I have really great officers who have worked through them with ease.

 “I love WXHS!”

 VP Service- Cody Perry

1. Is this an appointed or elected office?

Elected

2. What are some of your day-to-day duties in student government?

Help out all of the officers, and get ready for the fall service projects.   

3. What is your favorite part about being an officer?

I really liked when the kids opened the presents during the Sub-for-Santa project. I also like sleeping during Student Gov. and free food!

4. What is the most stressful part of your office?

Organizing the Sub-for-Santa, lots of stuff went wrong that had to be fixed.

5. What is one main thing you’d like others to know about your office?

 You’ve got to work hard and know how to handle stressful situations

6. What is one thing you’ve helped plan this year?

The Homeless Dinner and the Sub-for-Santa

7.    What are some road-blocks you’ve come in counter with?

It takes up a lot of my time I don’t get to sleep, or hang out with friends as much as I’d like.

 “The officers are a lot of fun. It is totally worth it to be an officer!”

 VP Activities- Ashley Rodgers

1. Is this an appointed or elected office?

Elected

2. What are some of your day-to-day duties in student government?

Organized activities for sporting events, assemblies, and spirit weeks & make posters     

3. What is your favorite part about being an officer?

I love being involved and helping to promote to get other students involved as well.

4. What is the most stressful part of your office?

Planning Homecoming and Woodstock

5. What is one main thing you’d like others to know about your office?

It is the best! You get to plan the parties

6. What is one thing you’ve helped plan this year?

Homecoming, Woodstock, class activities, and the spirit bowl

7.      What are some road-blocks you’ve come in counter with?

It is difficult to try to please everyone and it seems like sometimes I have too much on my plate.

 “Run for office! If you don’t make it the first time, keep trying. There are lots of opportunities to be involved. Woods Cross is the greatest!”

VP Artist- McLayne Ycmat

1. Is this an appointed or elected office?

Appointed

2. What are some of your day-to-day duties in student government?  

All of the officers create and promote events. Specifically, I usually create displays and posters for our school activities and I design T-shits.  

3. What is your favorite part about being an officer?

I try to be an example to the student body. I want students to not be ashamed of themselves and highlight what makes them special. I’m not very traditional in my position and I hope to show it.

4. What is the most stressful part of your office?

Sometimes a lot has to be done and we have to do everything step-by-step.

5. What is one main thing you’d like others to know about your office?

It’s important to bring individuality to your artwork. It’s important to have a passion for service because it’s easy to slip under the cracks once you’re in.

6.    What are some things you’ve helped plan this year?
                I created the spirit shirt, school planner and directory. I did the posters and tickets for Homecoming and Jr. Prom!

7.    What are some road-blocks you’ve come in counter with?

                        Sometimes it’s tough to receive criticism on your artwork/designs. It’s important to be able to handle it in order to get the clients desired product.

 VP Historian- Natalie Brockbank

1. Is this an appointed or elected office?
                APPOINTED!

2. What are some of your day-to-day duties in student government?
                We talk about issues and things we need to do to make WX better!

3. What is your favorite part about being an officer?
                I love being involved and being a part of the planning

4. What is the most stressful part of your office?
                Planning is very stressful. There can be lots of challenges, like advertising and thinking about the whole student body- not just a select few.

5. What is one main thing you’d like others to know about your office?
                It is so much fun to be able to photograph and recognize the students and their amazing accomplishments! We have so many amazing kids here at Woods Cross High

What is one thing you’ve helped plan this year?
                I am in charge of the keys to success program. All year long, I have been attending meetings, choosing key card recipients, and planning for the assembly.

7.    What are some road-blocks you’ve come in counter with?
                I am in madrigals, concert choir, and involved with the drama department. It was really hard to balance my time with everything! Everything worked out in the end and turned out great!

 “Each officer is so good at what they do. I am so fortunate to be able to work with them on a day-to-day basis! Get involved. It makes school 500 times better!”

If you like what you read, then come to the SBO candidate metting on February 16th in room 507!

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