The Student Elections at AoIT took place in November. It is an event where students gather the courage to put themselves forward as candidates for positions like President, Vice President, Treasurer, etc.. They do this in order to become representatives for the student body and to lead the school’s committees in the planning of activities.
In order to run for any position students must meet and maintain the following criteria:
75% attendance or better
On track for June Graduation with a 75 or higher GPA
Continually set a good example as a member of the AOIT community
Being able to commit to attending Student Council meetings and events
STUDENT GOVERNMENT POSITIONS:
President: a president is the leader of the student body. He/She is in charge of the student council; guides the student council in identifying objectives and goals; presents those goals to the school administration and oversees and plans school activities to help accomplish them.
Vice President: The Vice President helps the president with anything that needs to be dealt with and takes over just in case the president is not available.
Treasurer: The treasurer keeps records of all financial transactions; gives a financial report at each Student Council/ Class meeting; aids fundraising possibilities for the Student Council/Class.
Secretary: Maintains the Student Council/Class files for future reference; keeps records of meeting minutes,agendas and attendance. Advises,coordinates, and works with all committees such as senior activities committee, yearbook committee, prom committee, fundraising committee, graduation committee, senior trip committee, etc.
Each Student gave a speech in front of the senior class. They spoke on why they thought they would be the best person for the job. As part of their campaigns they also put up flyers throughout the school publicizing their candidacy and their vision in hopes of persuading others to vote for them.
- AOIT PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES:
Nominees for president were:
Elected Student Body President - Matthew Nunez
“My daily life has been a major struggle, but I will keep struggling until I achieve my goal!”
CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR EITHER PRESIDENT OR VICE PRESIDENT
JAZMIN REID (winner)
OTHER CANDIDATES AND WINNERS:
Candidates running for Secretary
Ashanique Palmer (winner)
Candidates running for Treasurer
Latiq Pratt (winner)
Candidates running for Representative
(Top 6 who garner the most vost will become Reps)
Angela Zapata (winner)
Carlos Martinez (winner)
Khalique SimsMcfarlane (winner)
Serina Debidin (winner)
Lily Rose Ahmed (winner)
Keyana Cruz (winner)
Adrian Pena (winner)