Highlands Intermediate Student Council Earns National Recognition

Pearl City, Hawaii April 27, 2020) — For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, the Kaohao School student council has been recognized as a 2020 National Gold Council of Excellence by National of Student Council (NatStuCo).

“Receiving a National Gold Council of Excellence Award reflects the highest dedication on thepart of the school to providing a strong, well-rounded student council program,” said Nara Lee,National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Director of Student Leadership.“NatStuCo applauds the work of the National Gold Councils of Excellence and challenges themto continue their leadership and service to their schools and communities.”


Mr. White, Highlands Intermediate Student Council Advisor said "I've been Student Council Advisor for going on 14 years and this was the best year ever in terms of the amount, variety and quality of student activities!  I couldn't be more proud of this year's council in their commitment to achieve our Student Council Mission of making our school the best place to learn through quality student activities!"

To meet the requirements for the National Council of Excellence Award, a student council must meet a variety of criteria. In addition to basic requirements such as a written constitution, regular meetings, a democratic election process, the councils have demonstrated successful sponsorship and participation in activities such as leadership development and service to the school and community. Councils awarded the gold level of the award have successfully demonstrated the highest levels of leadership.

About National Student Council
National Student Council (NatStuCo) provides and promotes professional development and leadership training to student council advisers who, in turn, teach leadership skills to student council members. NatStuCo is dedicated to preparing and empowering student leaders to better serve their schools and communities. For more information, visit www.NatStuCo.org.


For more information about NASSP, located in Reston, Virginia, visit www.nassp.org or call 703- 860-0200.