1) Must have prior Student Council experience.
2) Must have a minimum GPA of 4.00
3) Position is for one semester, but if duties are met satisfactorily, it will be automatically renewed for second semester.
4) The President will be the student leader in preparing for Homecoming week.
5) WIll be the student leader in preparing for the talent show.
The President’s Challenge (taken from Natstuco.org)
The president’s challenge is a delicate balance between leading and encouraging other officers, members, and interested students to take on leadership responsibilities. There is also the practical side of being president that requires energy, careful time management, and a good relationship with the council and student body. The president’s responsibilities extend beyond the students within the student council. An important responsibility of a president is to serve as a spokesperson for the student body at large, since representing the students is the primary goal of the entire student council organization.
To be successful, the student council president must know how to handle many types of situations. The individual must be mature, organized, have sound judgment, and have the ability to work with many different kinds of people and personalities. A president who lacks these leadership abilities to direct council affairs may face an unmanageable student body or council.
Promoting Democratic Meetings
One of the most important tasks of the president is to preside over meetings with a democratic group atmosphere. Council meetings should be a place where:
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