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Student Government Elections Nominee Questionnaire

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Senior Malachy Kerrigan is running for Senior Class President.

Senior Malachy Kerrigan is running for Senior Class President.

Senior Malachy Kerrigan is running for Senior Class President.

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All Answers are transcribed directly, no change whatsoever in the wording the candidates used to respond to the questions. Only candidates who submitted their question forms are present on this list.

 

Do you have any prior Student Government experience?

Wyatt Pederson, Sophomore President – I don’t have any prior student government experience yet.

Ella Sprenkle, Sophomore President – My student government experience comes from my time in middle school. I was involved for all three years.

Kendal Williams, Sophomore Vice President – Yes! I served as Freshman Vice President last year.

Mia Farley, Sophomore Secretary – Yes, last year I was the Freshman Class Secretary.

Ashlyn Berry, Freshman President – I was part of my old school’s student leadership club but I have never officially been an officer.

 

What prompted or encouraged you to run this year?

Wyatt Pederson, Sophomore President – The desire to take action and lead. It would be a good experience for me.

Ella Sprenkle, Sophomore President – I was encouraged to run this year because I think it will be lots of fun and I love to lead.

Kendal Williams, Sophomore Vice President – I had such a fantastic experience on student government last year and love to work and communicate with others.

Mia Farley, Sophomore Secretary – I really enjoyed student government last year which made me want to do it again this year.

Ashlyn Berry, Freshman President – This is my first year at Weddington and I thought this would be a great opportunity to meet people and get plugged into the school!

 

What is your platform?

Wyatt Pederson, Sophomore President – Make everyone feel important and equal I want to make it fun while doing it.

Ella Sprenkle, Sophomore President – I want to make WHS a better place by increasing the amount of spirit days so that everybody can get creative and hands on.

Kendal Williams, Sophomore Vice President – I want to make Weddington a better place for everyone. I myself do not have a specific reason on how to change Weddington, but I am here to listen to other people’s thoughts and opinions on how to make Weddington better!

Mia Farley, Sophomore Secretary – I want our school spirit as a whole to improve.

Ashlyn Berry, Freshman President – I would love to promote the Rachel’s Kindness Campaign even more! I think it’s doing important things and I want to encourage Weddington to Spread kindness throughout the community.

 

What experience makes you fit for this position?

Wyatt Pederson, Sophomore President – Leadership in sports, club, fundraisers, and community service.

Ella Sprenkle, Sophomore President – The experience that makes me fit this position is leading a 5k in 8th grade raising money for endangered elephants.

Kendal Williams, Sophomore Vice President – As previously stated, I was Vice President of the Freshman class last year. I also took part in Weddington Middle School’s government as an officer, so I have a lot of experience with student government.

Mia Farley, Sophomore Secretary – My previous year as class secretary.

Ashlyn Berry, Freshman President – I have been the captain of three soccer teams so I have experience leading and listening.

 

Outside of Student Government, in what ways have you made Weddington a better place?

Wyatt Pederson, Sophomore President – I try to make Weddington a better place by volunteering community services, and expanding friends throughout religion.

Ella Sprenkle, Sophomore President – Outside of student government, I’ve made WHS a better place by including anybody in something that I’m doing so nobody is alone.

Kendal Williams, Sophomore Vice President – I’ve made Weddington a better place by participating in community service projects and volunteer work. I love to help other people and make sure that everyone always has a say in something.

Mia Farley, Sophomore Secretary – I am always very welcoming to new people. And love to show school spirit.

Ashlyn Berry, Freshman President – I am part of the environmental club so three times a week I stay after school and help collect the recycling.

 

On a more lighthearted note, what’s your favorite thing to do outside of school? Are there any hobbies you have that may interest your voters?

Wyatt Pederson, Sophomore President – First off I like spending time at the lake and with friends. I also like to play soccer, basketball, and lacrosse.

Ella Sprenkle, Sophomore President – My favorite thing to do outside of school is to volunteer in a program called Take On Sports. This program gives kids with disabilities a chance to play on teams and get to play their favorite sport.

Kendal Williams, Sophomore Vice President – In my free time, I play lacrosse for Weddington as well as a local travel team. I also love spending time with my friends and family!

Mia Farley, Sophomore Secretary – My favorite thing to do outside of school is to play lacrosse.

Ashlyn Berry, Freshman President – I love to play soccer! I play for Carolina Rapids and I love it! I also live off of music! It gets me through the day!

 

Finally, is there anything else about you that you would like you voters to know?

Wyatt Pederson, Sophomore President – I work hard and I am like every other student out there. I make friends easily and I think that I would be the perfect guy for the job.

Ella Sprenkle, Sophomore President – I would like my voters to know that nobodies voice will go unheard and I’m open to any ideas that you have to suggest.

Kendal Williams, Sophomore Vice President – I would love to represent our sophomore class as your Vice President this year.

Mia Farley, Sophomore Secretary – I am very dedicated to making WHS a better place!

Ashlyn Berry, Freshman President – I can’t wait for a great school year with all of you!

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