Scot Scoop News

Freshman leaders look toward the future

Andres+Raddavero+reviews+the+projects+he%27d+like+to+contribute+to+ASB+next+year.
Andres Raddavero reviews the projects he'd like to contribute to ASB next year.

Andres Raddavero reviews the projects he'd like to contribute to ASB next year.

Ashley Huang

Ashley Huang

Andres Raddavero reviews the projects he'd like to contribute to ASB next year.

Ashley Huang, Staff Writer

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Although it may not seem like it, the end of the school year is fast-approaching.

For freshmen in the Carlmont leadership class, this meant making the choice of whether or not they should pursue a spot in ASB for the 2017-2018 school year.

In March, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors hoping to join ASB underwent interviews.

The interviewers included Activities Director Jim Kelly and ASB student leaders.

While a handful of candidates were accepted after one interview, others got in after two or three.

If anyone feels like they can positively impact Carlmont in any way, they should consider joining ASB. No matter if they’re loud and popular or shy and quiet. ASB would not be where it is now if there wasn’t such an amazing group of applicants every year.”

— Joe Sison

However, some, like freshman Andrew Shen, did not make it into ASB.

What I learned from ASB interviewing was that you have a lot of competition at hand when applying. You have to really shine against the crowd. I also learned how to deal with the stress of an interview as I have never gone through one before,” said Shen.

People choose to apply to ASB for a variety of reasons; some may enjoy being a leader, while others find a sense of fulfillment by giving back to their school.

Freshman Andres Raddavero said, “I decided to interview because ever since I was little I always liked the idea of planning something and having it end up being something in real life. I had lots of fun doing it in Ralston’s student government and Four-H (a youth development and mentoring organization) and now I’m really excited to do the same in ASB.” 

Many freshmen that didn’t choose to interview because of the large time commitment that comes with being part of ASB are still thankful for the skills they’ve developed in the leadership class.

Freshman Mia Craig, a student currently enrolled in the leadership class, said, “My favorite part of the class is doing activities that teach us lessons that actually help in the real world. I also liked learning that there’s not just one type of leadership and that you don’t have to be loud and outgoing to be a leader.”

Although the process of interviewing can be intimidating and the ASB class itself is time-consuming, students are encouraged to apply for a spot if they feel they can positively contribute to the school.

Freshman Class President Joe Sison said, “If anyone feels like they can positively impact Carlmont in any way, they should consider joining ASB. No matter if they’re loud and popular or shy and quiet. ASB would not be where it is now if there wasn’t such an amazing group of applicants every year.”

Have you ever considered taking up a position in ASB?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
Print Friendly, PDF & Email
(Visited 12 times today)

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






About the Contributor
Ashley Huang, Staff Writer
Ashley Huang is a sophomore at Carlmont. In addition to journalism, she enjoys listening to music, playing guitar, and screenwriting. @AshIeyAtHome (Visited 6 times today)
Leave a Comment

We invite comments and responses to our content. Comments will be published that are deemed appropriate and relevant.

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Freshman leaders look toward the future

    Campus

    Save the Bees Day creates a buzz around campus

  • Freshman leaders look toward the future

    Campus

    Tie-dye Tailgate brings color to Carlmont

  • Freshman leaders look toward the future

    Campus

    Screamin’ Scots raise student spirit

  • Freshman leaders look toward the future

    Campus

    Motivational speaker brings positivity to ASB

  • Freshman leaders look toward the future

    Campus

    Course schedules pave the way for students’ futures

  • Freshman leaders look toward the future

    Campus

    Welcome Back Assembly speaker promotes hope and compassion

  • Freshman leaders look toward the future

    Campus

    Spirit Week welcomes back students

  • Freshman leaders look toward the future

    Campus

    Seniors finish last week of high school

  • Freshman leaders look toward the future

    Campus

    Theo Korolev creates his own business

  • Freshman leaders look toward the future

    Campus

    J-Pop club brings Japanese culture to Carlmont

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.
Freshman leaders look toward the future