Who Will Be the Next Student Member of the Board?
Be sure to remind your middle or high school student(s) to vote in the upcoming election for the new Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) on Thursday, April 22 or Friday, April 23. The finalists are Henry Kaye and Hana O’Looney, both juniors at Richard Montgomery High School.
The SMOB is a voting member of the Montgomery County Board of Education. The SMOB can vote on matters related to collective bargaining, capital and operating budgets, and school closings, reopenings and boundaries. The SMOB cannot vote on negative personnel actions. The SMOB is not paid, but does receive a $5,000 college scholarship, Student Service Learning hours, and one honors-level social studies credit.