Redmond HIgh School sophomore JJ Riddell was recently elected to serve a one-year term on the executive board of the Oregon Association of Student Councils (OASC).
The elections took place in November 2017 at the annual fall conference in Seaside, Ore., where a group of 1,500 students and advisors from over 100 high schools were in attendance.
“The student board members are extremely valuable to our association,” OASC Executive Director Sara Nilles said. “They are also outstanding leaders in their own school and community. They each bring their own unique perspective to our statewide association.”
As an executive board member, Riddell will represent his region and join a group of ten other youth board members, and ten adult board members from around the state. His duties include planning and presiding over two statewide conferences, communicating with schools in his region, writing newsletter articles and participating in policy decisions for the association.
“JJ is one of the most natural leaders I have been around in my 11 years of teaching,” teacher Trevor Tusow said. Tusow acts …