Bettendorf High School Student Council Earns National Council of Excellence Award
For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, the Bettendorf High School student council has been recognized as a 2018 National Gold Council of Excellence by the National Student Council.
“Receiving a National Gold Council of Excellence Award reflects the highest dedication on the part of the school to providing a strong, well-rounded student council program,” said Ann Postlewaite, National Association of Secondary School Principals student programs director.
Student council advisor, Katie Hansen said, “This award applauds the students’ efforts and hard work throughout the year. It recognizes their dedication to BHS and the community. Junior, Jordan Bayles was instrumental in completing the application process and we thank her for commitment to student council.”
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, and 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.