In a matter of weeks, many high school and middle level student leadership positions with MASC/MAHS will be up for grabs--the MASC/MAHS Student Board of Delegates. This position, open to current freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in high school AS WELL AS current 6th and 7th graders in junior high or middle level gives you an opportunity to learn new skills, to represent students from the entire state who are in activities JUST LIKE YOU, as well as to push your own boundaries and have an excellent experience! Read below, then learn more on the BOARD OF DELEGATES page (including selection procedures and the online application!)
Just a few of the things that the Board of Delegates participate in include:
-Writing and facilitating Fall Training Institute curriculum
-Attending and networking at one of the MASC/MAHS Summer Leadership Camps
-Meeting FOUR times each year (locations rotating) to discuss association issues, review awards and conferences, and find new opportunities for student leaders in Michigan.
-Represent your center/region at a local Regional CONNECT conference to encourage participation in programs and events
-Attend the state conference to facilitate awards programs, and assist the host school in 2014!
There are tons of things that MASC/MAHS could tell you about the Board of Delegates (or B-O-D as we call it for short!), but who better than the students who serve in these roles themselves?
"The Top Ten Reasons YOU Should Apply for the Board of Delegates"
From Former Board of Delegates Members...
10. Learning about new places and cities in your own state!
9. You get a chance to take a leadership position that most kids do not get to experience.
8. You get to see your hard work pay off in the end.
7. You get a chance to interact with other students all over the state who all have a common goal: to share & build leadership skills for other student organizations & their leaders.
6. It gives you a totally different insight into how other councils function.
5. Because the best way to learn is to teach others.
4. Bonding with other delegates from all over the state.
3. It gives you the chance to enhance your leadership skills by challenging yourself and stepping outside of your comfort zone, ultimately growing as a leader.
2. You get to experience what it its like to lead from a different prospective by putting yourself in others shoes, creating for yourself a more diverse leadership style.
1. Gives you a chance to inspire someone's life.