Student leadership comments on the month’s activities
Student leadership provides an opportunity for students to become involved in leading the student body along with learning leadership skills. During the school year the class is focused on learning about the Indispensable Qualities of a Leader.
In the upcoming year the class will learn all 21 qualities of a leader. The first two qualities that the class will analyze during the week of Aug. 25-29 are character and charisma.
Vickey Belmont, a student leadership teacher, believes character helps the student gain an introspective view of themselves in order to know their strengths and weaknesses.
“Charisma is learning to put others first, this helps the students to think selflessly,” Belmont said. “They do this by getting involved in service projects and helping to set up activities to encourage the student body to become more unified.”
This week in chapel, student leadership officers will be giving nomination speeches for the office they are running for, Chris Grossman will be running for president, Ashley Garcia will be running for vice president, Timothy Nyberg will be running for secretary and Kathryn Damschen for treasurer, Aug. 28.
Leadership will be working on the first school rally set for that is centered around the football and girl?s tennis teams, Sept. 5. The rally?s theme will be based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Girl’s tennis plays at home against Caruthers and football will play their first home game against Coast Union at 7 p.m., Sept. 5. Make sure to be in the Nuthouse! The inaugural fifth quarter of the 2014 season will follow the game in the PC gym.
Roman Endicott,’18, is the current quarterback of the football team as well as a starting defensive end. Endicott took over as the starter after both the first and the second string quarterbacks were hurt in the pre-season. The freshman will play in his very first home game as an FC high school student.
“I’m looking forward to being able to test my skills and execute what we?ve learned over the course of the year against other teams.” Endicott said. “I’m nervous for the first league game.”
Student leadership will be fundraising for activities by selling lunches every other Fri., the next lunch is scheduled, Sept. 5.
For more news, read the Aug. 27, Block schedule affects campus atmosphere.