Seniors, sophomore take on Student Council States

Lillian Settles and Kate Simpson, Reporters   Student council left for their annual states conference in Grand Rapids Saturday March 24. The group spent three days learning about leadership and working to improve their council. Seniors Olivia Simpson, Brooke Madgwick, Madilyn Clark, Katie Browning, Marissa Coomer, Alexis Fagan, and sophomore Katherine Simpson, were accompanied by advisors Kristina Powers and Katherine Barbour  They checked in around 3:30 and went to a mixer where the councils first met and introduced themselves.   That night they had an opening ceremony where they listened to six student speakers talk about perseverance.   The next morning after they listened to the keynote speaker who shared his story of his battle with depression, they moved on to a structured activity to strengthen their council’s relationships.   They had to keep balloons with priorities written on them afloat. The purpose was to determine the importance of these things in their lives.    The student council members participated in many other events including student presentations, an awards dinner, and a dance.    Browning won the unsung award which recognizes selfless students. No other awards were won by Roosevelt.  

Max is a senior and is the BearDaily Editor-in-Chief. He has been apart of Wy-News for two years. Inside of school, he is the Senior Drum Major of the Marching Band, the President of NHS, a member of the Men’s Varsity Rowing Team, Secretary of Science Club and Tri-M, is a class representative for Student Council, and is a Link Crew Leader. Outside of school he volunteers at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, is a cellist in the Dearborn Youth Symphony Orchestra, and is a member of his church youth group. “I wanted to join Wy-News to bring more information and content to the student body for their enjoyment. I love everything about Wy-News, from the people, to the topics we report on, to all the different types of experiences I am exposed to. I never thought I’d love something so much as I do the Wy-News.”

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