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And the Winner Is...
The votes have been cast and the anticipation was rising to see who would take the titles of Bridge Program President and Vice President for the 2012 – 2013 school year. After tallying up the votes, election officials announced that Deborah had won the title of President and her running mate, Alicia, had won the title of Vice President. We extend huge congratulations to them both!
Yesterday, we sat down with Deborah and Alicia to discuss the election process and what they plan to accomplish in the Bridge Program this year.
What are your goals for the Bridge Program?
Deborah & Alicia: We want to improve behavior, food, field trips and workshops.
What did you learn through the election process?
Deborah: I learned that being a leader can get you great things in life, like a good job. A positive attitude gets you everywhere.
Alicia: I now know how Obama felt. Through public speaking, I learned how to handle my nerves.
What did it feel like when you found out you won?
Deborah: Happy, excited and confident.
Alicia: It was fun having people cheer for you.
What are you looking forward to most in your new position?
Deborah: To use my sense of confidence to help others become leaders.
Alicia: I want to make people happy.
Judging by their answers, we know Deborah and Alicia are going to do great things for the Bridge Program. Again, we congratulate them and all of the students who participated in this year’s election!