Students representing Hanford, Richland, Delta and River's Edge high schools and Three Rivers HomeLink have kicked off a year of discussions around issues affecting them and their classmates.
The council, which first met in 2010, provides a forum for students to share their stories and perspectives with Superintendent Dr. Rick Schulte. The first meeting of this school year included discussions on the need for mental health counselors in schools, impacts from the state's 24-credit graduation requirement and practices concerning selection of student speakers at graduation ceremonies.
This year's council membership includes:
- Alex Buchko, Delta High School
- Rylan Lundy, Delta High School
- Holly Craven, Hanford High School
- Zaina Ibrahim, Hanford High School
- Delaney Mayer, Hanford High School
- Scott Almond, Richland High School
- Jenna Kreutz, Richland High School
- Amelia Walker, Richland High School
- Skylar Angelo, River's Edge High School
- Daunte McGee, River's Edge High School
- Jake Johannesen-Jorge, Three Rivers HomeLink
- KatieJo Mobley, Three Rivers HomeLink