At their June meeting, the board of education recognized 2020-2021 student representatives to the Board, Ms. Gillian Cheezum from Colonel Richardson High School and Mr. Zachary O’Brien from North Caroline High School. Interim Superintendent Derek Simmons and Board President James Newcomb thanked both students for their outstanding service during a difficult school year, and noted it was a pleasure to be able to see them in person at a meeting. Board members also congratulated Ms. Cheezum on her recent graduation and wished her the best of luck in college.
Mr. O’Brien, now a senior at North Caroline, will continue as a student representative for the 2021-2022 school year. The Board also welcomed new representative Zahid Ashraf from Colonel Richardson High School, and expressed appreciation for his willingness to serve in the position.