Staff Writer, Delina Berhane
This 2017-2018 school year elections are happening on Monday and The Viking Tide staff voted and have chosen who The Viking Tide believes would be the best candidate for the school.
President: Tie between Anna Teer Barringer and Jaclyn McVey
There is a tie on who we thought best would be the best president, Anna Teer Barringer and Jaclyn McVey, both Seniors.
Anna Teer Barringer (left) promises, “To listen to every student and their opinions of what they think would be better for the school. I want to leave Voyager better than when it started.”
* Jaclyn McVey promises (right) , “ My big campaign goals are to create school events, make the school more involved, and allow people to have a voice–create an environment the students are proud of.”
Vice President: Mary Bowen Barringer
Mary Bowen Barringer (left) promises, “ My campaign promises are to create more student-involved pep rallies, a more fun spirit week and homecoming, more activities for the students after school hours, and fundraising options (to help raise money for these activities).”
Treasurer: Katerina Lamm
Katerina Lamm promises, “ My biggest campaign promise is to have more inclusion of student representatives, and to have more school-wide events and programs. My goal is to make VAHS a school where the students have a variety of events through which they can exhibit school spirit while having fun! Also, I would like to have more student recognition. Essentially, I would like to showcase the talented student at Voyager Academy.”
Parliamentarian: Caitlin Leggett
Caitlin promises, “My big campaign promises are to give helpful ideas to my other Student Council members, at the requests of the students and to help keep order among the meetings.”
Secretary: Ugonna Ezuma-Igwe
Ugonna says, “I promise to make the students look forward to Voyager events and to make sure Voyager Academy is a place where everyone’s voice will be heard.”