Huntington High School student government members are working tirelessly to accomplish the organization’s goal this year. The group is being aided by energetic teenagers on every grade level, who while not officers, are nevertheless committed to making the building a better place for everyone.
“Student government is working extremely hard to increase student spirit within the high school,” Student Government President Christopher Mavrogian said. “Some ways so far have included spirit challenges during spirit week and having a bonfire to replace the homecoming dance.”
Teachers David Moriarty and Danielle Raguzin are the school-wide student government faculty advisors. Kristin Fortunato and Paige Furman are the Class of 2020 advisors. Amelia Saggese and Jordan Schessler are advising the Class of 2021. Patricia Avelli and Donna Nugent are the Class of 2022 advisors. Cindy Espejo-McGivney and Alona Regan are working with the Class of 2023 as its advisors.
The school-wide GO is led by Christopher Mavrogian (president), Gabriel Medina-Jaudes (vice president), Paul Katigbak (treasurer), Natalie Ciccone (recording secretary) and Lucas Kelly (public relations coordinator).
The Class of 2020 leadership includes seniors Daniela Ramos (president), Julien Rentsch (vice president), Oskar Kilgour (treasurer), Neil Jean-Baptiste (recording secretary) and Steli Vlahos (public relations coordinator).
“We were super excited that the bonfire was a success,” Mr. Kilgour said. “We feel that overall, this homecoming season was one of the best.”
The Class of 2021 is led by juniors Isaiah James (president), Taylor Case (vice president), Jorge Parada-Cisneros (treasurer), John Holly (recording secretary) and Charlotte Maggio (public relations coordinator).
“Student government is going great,” Mr. James said. “Homecoming was a huge success. More great things are to come from the junior class.”
The Class of 2022 is headed by sophomores Teddi Carnesi (president), Victoria Mangan (vice president), Cassidy Casabona (treasurer), Erin Ye (recording secretary) and Katie Browne (public relations coordinator).
“Student government is going really well,” Ms. Carnesi said. “We worked really hard on our homecoming float and we were really happy with the finished product. We have some exciting things coming up and we can’t wait.”
The Class of 2023’s leadership corps features freshmen Rachel Morina (president), Ella Kamenstein (vice president), Mackenzie Ahern (treasurer), Neha Rathore (co-secretary) and Leah Sheran (co-secretary).
“Down the road we hope to unite with other clubs to beautify the school and potentially enhance our Stuff the Bus food collection by incorporating a competitive aspect to it so more students get involved,” Mr. Mavrogian said. “There’s more to come so stay tuned.”