LEONARDTOWN, Md. (March 23, 2010)—During the recent Maryland Association of Student Councils' (MASC) annual convention in Ocean City, Maryland, Devan Ogburn of Leonardtown Middle School was elected 2nd Vice President of the state organization for the 2010-2011 school year. Student representatives from Great Mills, Chopticon, Leonardtown, and St. Mary's Ryken High Schools, as well as Leonardtown Middle School, attended the convention.
At the annual convention, approximately a thousand students from around the state voted for the next school year's state officers. They also participated in activities to fulfill the MASC mission of fostering "a statewide environment for all secondary school students to express and exchange opinions and ideas, develop leadership skills, and promote student representation and involvement in all groups and organizations impacting the lives of students."
In her role as MASC 2nd Vice President, Devan will serve as the official spokesperson for middle school students all across the state, assist the association in providing middle school students the opportunity to network with Maryland's future leaders, and learn new ideas for the local student councils. Devan will also serve as the middle school representative of MASC to the National Association of Student Councils (NASC).