2020 President

Joseph Lee

1. What unique values, skills, events, or traditions will you bring to the table and your position if elected as an ASB officer for your class? 
    In the past two years in ASB, I’ve seen so many questions go unanswered and so much confusion rolling around in the air. I’m running for Senior President because I still see questions left hanging and ideas scrapped. I want to establish the change that you need and the cordiality that can improve your high school atmosphere. 
    Although the ASB may seem like figureheads, we’re the direct connection between the student body and administration. If I’ve learned anything during ASB, I know that it doesn’t only mean you wear an orange jacket, it means that you are a part of the rest student body and your privilege to be a part of it does not make you higher than anyone else. This is not just my campus to help make changes to, it’s yours -- I believe everyone has the right to make the changes they want.
Throughout my time in my roles, I vowed that I would not make promises I knew I wouldn’t be able to keep. It’s our last year in only a couple of months, and it saddens me to see so many ideas go to waste. I want to bring in new traditions we’ve never had before: class merchandise, an active voice in the adjustment of the phone policy, etc.. I want to know your needs because I know I can promise you that I will work tirelessly to fix them. Give me a hard time; give me a new task. I will complete it.

Kate Lee

1. What unique values, skills, events, or traditions will you bring to the table and your position if elected as an ASB officer for your class? 
    If elected to serve as your class president, I intend to be a catalyst for increased participation and inclusion in class activities. Although our tendency is to separate into friend groups, I believe the best experiences in our senior year should happen together as a class. As I am stepping out of the seclusion of my comfort zone in running for office, I want to encourage others to do the same through dances, frequent class bondings (college rejection letter bonfire with s’mores, class karaoke), and the recognition of more spirit days. 
    As an editor of the Copa de Oro Yearbook, a Cross Country runner, and a cellist, I understand the importance of commitment, cooperation, and respecting the balance between listening to others and stepping up to express my voice. I have also served on the freshman through junior activities team, which have enriched my understanding of how collaborative leadership functions at SPHS. In my life, I have put an emphasis on the value of being authentic to myself and creating space for others to do the same. If I am elected, I will make decisions that are reflective of my values as well those of my peers.