Collinsville CUSD 10 is proud to share the following announcement from the National Student Council:
Collinsville High School Student Council Earns National Recognition
Collinsville, Illinois (April 9, 2021)—For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, the Collinsville High School student council has been recognized as a 2021 National Gold Council of Excellence by 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 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 them to continue their leadership and service to their schools and communities.”
Council Advisor, Kyle Gordon commented, “Witnessing our student leaders thrive by serving our campus, community and city is what makes all the invested time and effort worth it. I’m grateful for my Kahok community, and so proud of my student leaders and their many achievements. Collinsville is the only High School in the State of Illinois to receive this award each and every year since its creation in 2006.”
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. or call 703-860-0200.