NL recognizes the outgoing senior student representative. – Times News Online
Posted on June 23, 2021 at 2:08 p.m.
A student who has spent the past two years sitting at Northern Lehigh school board meetings was recognized.
Senior student representative on the board, Aidan Williams, was recognized for his contributions at last Monday’s school board meeting.
But before that, Aidan took some time to reflect on his latest activities as a student in the neighborhood, including the graduation ceremony held at Bulldog Community Stadium.
“A big, really moving event, I know that for me, and I know a lot of people who are going through it all,” Aidan said. “I was super nervous because I had to give a speech, I somehow got there.”
Aidan also thanked “everyone who made graduation possible, and as normal as possible, too.” Thank you for making this an event that I will truly remember all my life. “
As this was his last board meeting, Aidan took a moment to “thank you all for supporting me over the past two years and giving me this opportunity; it has been a pleasure to work with all of you.
Aidan admitted that he would pursue a career in education.
“So it was a great experience; because of this i know i will be able to take some of the things i have learned and (seen) from all of you and apply them to my future careers in life, ”he said.
“So, I am eternally grateful that I had this opportunity; it means so much to all of you to give me this chance.
School board president Gary Fedorcha told Aidan he was a huge asset to the board.
“Aidan, you have done a great job this year,” Fedorcha said. “I also want to tell you that you did a great job delivering your graduation speech on behalf of the student council.”
Superintendent Matthew J. Link also acknowledged Aidan, who he said “did a really wonderful and amazing job reporting all kinds of activities, whether it be sports or college or prom or theatrical achievements, and it really does on a professional journalist type level.
Aidan has been active in the Slate newspaper, the boys’ football team, the National Honor Society, and the Student Council, and has served as chairman of the Student Council.
“And he really got him out of the stadium with his speech on Saturday morning,” he said. “Aidan, I know you were nervous, you couldn’t tell, you did a phenomenal job; I’m sure your parents were so proud of you.
The Board of Trustees wished Aidan the best of luck in his future endeavors as he continues his studies, as he has been accepted into the Honors program at West Chester University, where he will major in History, with a minor. in secondary education.
On behalf of the board of education and the school district, Link said they presented Aidan with a clock as a thank you for his service to the district.