The Marshalltown Community School District Board of Education named three new student school board representatives from Marshalltown High School to provide the student perspective to the school board during meetings. They include MHS seniors Carmen Araiza, Mia Barajas and Diana Sanchez.
Carmen has been involved in Mock Trial, STEP (Students Teaching & Empowering Philanthropy), Envirothon, Poetry Out Loud, Battle of the Books, Science Olympiad, Delegation for the Advancement of History, band and drama. She plans to attend Tennessee State University and major in architectural engineering.
Mia is involved as a Student Rotarian, in track, cross country, STEP and Big Brothers BIg Sisters. She plans to attend Northern Illinois University and major in psychology.
Diana is involved in Science Bound, TRIO, Delegation for the Advancement of History and as a Gear Up Ambassador. She plans to attend Iowa State University and major in computer science.
The three will serve in this role throughout the 2019-20 school year. They are non-voting members of the board, but will provide student feedback and updates from MHS.