The Council

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My name is Elena Sica Mosher and I am a senior here at West Senior High. Next fall I plan to attend a university and study global/cultural studies and Spanish to get involved with non-profit work in developing countries. I am really excited to be a part of the Community Outreach Council this year, and helping to plan Homeward Bound has been a blast. It has been a great experience connecting with organizations in the community, and I am happy to be doing something hands-on to help people in Traverse City.

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Hi, my name is Katie Carmichael and I am a senior this year at Traverse City West Senior High. Community service is a big part of who I am. I am a member of National Honor Society and President of Key Club. And this year, I had the opportunity to join a great group of other student leaders in this Community Service Advisory. The planning and facilitating of this event has been a great experience for me. I love helping others and seeing the positive outcomes that come from volunteering. Sometimes I feel like the reason that I volunteer is a selfish one. I have to admit, I love the feeling that I receive when I know the job is done, and it is done well. It puts a smile to my face knowing that I can change the world, even if it takes one volunteer opportunity at a time. Galatians 6:10a says, “So then, as we have the opportunity, let us do good to everyone.” I have the opportunity and so do you. Together, we can do good to everyone and change the world.

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My name is Daniel, and I am an 11th grade student at Traverse City West Senior High School. I have always been interested in community service, and I am glad that that this group has given me an opportunity to put together an organized project of this scale. I am also a percussionist in the Wind Ensemble, and I play mandolin as well. Some of my other interests include hiking, camping, writing, and reading.

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Hey, I’m Teague. I’m the one who does most of (probably all of) the writing on this blog! I’m in the 11th grade here at scenic West Senior High, and I really like planning stuff. Volunteering and getting involved in the community has kind of been a no-brainer for me most of my life (it’s fun) so this project sounded like a great idea! Although I had no idea what I signed up for initially, this has been an interesting and tough but worthwhile experience. I’m a freelance writer and do a lot of Theatre here at West!

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My name is Erica Whiting, and I am a junior at TC West. I’m so excited about this event! I think it is really important for our school to reach out to the community like this, and it’s been an awesome experience so far! I am also a part of the the West basketball, soccer, and golf teams, and can be found reading or watching Netflix in my spare time.

 

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I’m Tristen Roman, a senior here at West. I joined this group because I wanted to make a positive impact in our community.  The teachers organizing the group were some of my favorites, and I knew that it would be a good experience.  In my free time I like to play basketball, sleep, eat, and chill out with my friends and family.
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