The Taylor Mills Student Government Election
By Jaiden Klein
My assignment for this edition of the school newspaper was to cover the most recent big election. No, I do not mean the 2016 US Presidential election between Trump and Clinton, but rather the even bigger, far more important election of the 2016-2017 Taylors Mills School President. What better way to find out about the election then to interview the newly elected school president, Ashley Neugeboren?
Q: So, should I call you madam President or is Ashley still ok?
A: Ashley is fine.
Q: Thanks, Ashley. Who do you think is better prepared for their presidency, you or "THE DONALD"?
A: Me - Ashley
Q: I agree Ashley. I am sure you will do great! What are your plans in your role as school president, and what do you want to accomplish this year?
A: I'd like to bring more charity work this year to Taylor Mills. I'd like to accomplish unity amongst the students.
Q: Sounds like your plans are to do good, and I think that is great. When did you first decide you wanted to be school president, and why?
A: I decided in September that I wanted to be School President because this was my last year here at Taylor Mills.
Q: We will miss you next year. Why do you feel you're prepared for this role?
A: I'm prepared for this role because I have experience of being a class rep, responsible, and a good leader.
Q: I hear that class rep is a great way to prepare a future president! Where were you when you first found out you won and how did you celebrate?
A: I was first at Mr. Walsh's office when he announced that I was School President. I celebrated by jumping up and down with my classmates, and I also celebrated with my family by going to brunch.
Q: I am sure you got something yummy! I hope you had chocolate chip pancakes....one of my favs! Any advice for younger students on how they can help make the school a better place?
A: My advice would be to ask questions and make suggestions on how we can make our school better.
Q: I hope all of you younger students are paying attention here! Any suggestions for future presidents in how to prepare for this role?
A: My suggestion is to be a good listener and a good helper.
Q: Great advice again Ashley! What do you like to do in your spare time?
A: I like to play soccer, draw, dance and gymnastics.
Q: Wow Ashley. You are so well-rounded! What is your favorite... book? Movie? TV show?
A: Jacky Ha-Ha by James Patterson, The Parent Trap, and Zoey 101
Q: Great choices, Ashley! Do you think you will now be able to sneak into the White House?
A: Well, the truth is, it's not right to sneak into someone's home without permission.
Q: Can't even fool you with a trick question, Ashley. No doubt you will be a great School President!