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Student Council and Class Officers

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Student Council is elected by the student body and consists of representatives from each class. Various activities such as Homecoming and community service projects are sponsored by the council. The purposes of the Student Council also includes providing learning experiences for students, staff and community; developing behavioral evidence of good citizenship, scholarship, leadership, service, and human values; promoting harmonious relationships; improving morale; assisting in the management of the school; and providing a forum for student voice and channels of student involvement. The officers of the Student Council shall be a president, majority vice-president, minority vice-president, secretary, and treasurer. Each class shall have the offices of the president, vice-president, secretary/treasurer, majority representative, and minority representative.

Any student of Meridian High School is eligible for election to the Student Council provided he/she has a 2.5 GPA, administrative approval, and a petition of recommendation from thirty students. Any student of MHS is eligible for class office provided he/she has a 2.5 GPA, administrative approval, and a petition of recommendation from thirty students in his/her class. Any rising senior who meets these qualifications is eligible for election to the office of President of the Student Council. The office of Vice-President, Post I and Post II, is open to any junior student meeting these qualifications. One vice-president must be black; the other must be white.