AoIT STUDENT ELECTIONS by Angela Zapata & Stephanie Bonilla

 

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.

 

ELECTION PROCESS:

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:

MATTHEW NUNEZ

Anthony Gomez

Charles Williams

Ashanique Palmer

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

Latiq Pratt

JAZMIN REID (winner)

                                         

OTHER CANDIDATES AND WINNERS:

  • Candidates running for Secretary

Ashanique Palmer (winner)

Jazmin Reid

 

  • Candidates running for Treasurer

Joseph Ortiz

Latiq Pratt (winner)

Jazmin Reid

 

  • Candidates running for Representative

(Top 6 who garner the most vost will become Reps)

Ashanique Palmer

Wander Gomez

Yery Genao

Angela Zapata (winner)

Carlos Martinez (winner)

Khalique SimsMcfarlane (winner)

Nyjah Daniel

Serina Debidin (winner)

Joseph Ortiz

Anthony Gomez

Lily Rose Ahmed (winner)

Keyana Cruz (winner)

Adrian Pena (winner)