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QHS Student Council Earns Statewide Recognition
QHS Student Council Earns Statewide Recognition
Dana Hamrick
Thursday, June 13, 2019

For outstanding achievement in leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community,Quitman High School has been recognized by the Texas Association of Student Councils (TASC) as a Sweepstakes Council.  Sweepstakes councils must be recognized as an Outstanding Student Council and receive outstanding recognition in Drugs, Alcohol, Safety and Health (DASH); Pride and Patriotism; and Energy and Environment as well as submitting a Community Service Report. TASC has 1399 member schools. Of those, Quitman High School is one of only 232 student councils statewide to receive this highly-esteemed honor.  

Student Council members develop proven skills in team building, problem solving, project planning, and decision making.  Through their co-curricular activities, student council members serve their communities while strengthening their academic and civic skills.  

TASC is a non-profit serving high school and middle level student councils in Texas.  Sponsored by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, its purposes are to develop leadership abilities in students, promote democracy as a way of life, and uphold high standards for local councils.  With 1399 member schools, it is the largest state student leadership organization in the US.

Congratulations, QHS StuCo!!!