Student Representatives to the School Board
Applications are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 Student Representatives to the School Board. One rising junior and one rising senior shall serve annual terms from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. Representatives that serve during their junior year may reapply for a second term.
Student Representatives are required to attend at least 75% of regular School Board Meetings. The representatives sit at the dais during Board Meetings and present a report on behalf of all the students in the Division. They may participate fully in agenda item discussion, however, the Student Representatives do not vote on any issues. Student Representatives may choose to attend and participate in School Board Work Sessions or Special Called School Board Meetings.
The application to apply to be a Student Representative is now open. You must be a current sophomore or junior and a student at T.C. Williams High School to be eligible to apply. All applications will be reviewed by a Student Representative Selection Committee who will select three finalists for each of the two positions to submit to the Superintendent for review. The Board Chair and Vice Chair will conduct in-person interviews and recommend the two best qualified applicants for full Board approval.
The deadline for applying is noon on Friday, April 12, 2019.
Before starting the online application, you will need to have on hand the following information:
- An electronic version of your resume for uploading into the application that includes work experience, schools attended, any awards/recognitions received, extracurricular activities, community/volunteer activities and any honors or AP courses taken.
- Names of two teachers and your guidance counselor who have agreed to write a letter of recommendation are required. There is the option of a 4th letter of recommendation, if you choose.
- Letters of Recommendation are due at the time of application and should be provided to Ms. Elizabeth Gaffney in Room B335 at T.C. Williams High School.
If you require a hard copy of the application, click below on the link to regulation BBBB-R. Additional paper may be used to answer the questions provided.
More information about the Student Representative position is available here: