Azeezat Adeleke has been named the student member of the Board of Education of Charles County for the 2012-13 school year.
LA PLATA, Md.—Azeezat Adeleke, a rising senior at North Point High School, is the student member of the Board of Education of Charles County for the 2012-13 school year. She will be sworn in to her position by Board of Education Chairman Roberta S. Wise at the June 12 meeting, which begins at 1 p.m.
As the Student Board Member, Adeleke will work with a student liaison committee throughout the school year. The following students were selected as members of the student liaison committee:
-- Taylor Wade, Henry E. Lackey High School, rising senior and alternate student board member;
-- Amit Patel, Maurice J. McDonough High School, rising junior;
-- Jessica Kirkham, North Point High School, rising senior; and
-- Maher Bousaba, Thomas Stone High School, rising junior.
Liaisons for La Plata and Westlake high schools will be selected and announced at a later date. Each high school is required to have a student liaison and may be selected by methods approved by the schools Student Government Association (SGA) and principal. Each liaison can apply as a candidate for the position of Student Board Member. Each candidate submits an essay regarding a student concern and a detailed possible solution.
The essays are evaluated and candidates are interviewed by a committee composed of students and advisors. The liaison with the highest combined score on the essay and the interview is named the Student Board Member.
Source: Charles County Public Schools