Spring Hill High School hosts action-packed District 3 Student Council Rally
IRMO, SC - Lexington-Richland School District Five hosted more than 600 students for the Student Council District (Region) Three Rally. Students from across South Carolina attended the event. The all-day event included guest speakers, individual workshops, field day team events and concluded with a dance-off followed by awards.
“We looked at today as a way to showcase our awesome school and our great students,” said Spring Hill High School Social Studies teacher and Student Council Advisor Brea Amick. “Leaders are created in student council and this is an opportunity for students to meet others from different schools across the state. None of this is able to happen without a support staff of our teachers, administration, school staff and our wonderful parents.”
Spring Hill High School’s purpose of Student Council is to develop leadership skills, promote good citizenship, enhance co-curricular life and be the representing voice of the student body. After the students finished their morning workshops, they entered into “Swap Shops” where groups openly discussed how to plan and operate events in the future including homecoming and community involvement just to name a few.
The theme for Spring Hill’s student council for the 2016-2017 school year is “Playing The Game of Leadership” and to live up to that, schools competed against each other in different field day team events including basketball shoot out, ping pong, badminton, cornhole and Jenga. This theme was created by Spring Hill High School senior and student council chairman Tyler Williams, who was ecstatic with how the rally turned out. “This was such a great day for Spring Hill High School,” Williams said. “So much planning went into making this a success and it is such a relief to see everyone having a great time. This is probably one of the top moments ever for the Class of 2017 at Spring Hill High School.”
Spring Hill High School Principal Dr. Michael Lofton was amazed to see how well the rally turned out saying, “I love watching the comradery that all the kids from different schools have and seeing them enjoy the leadership that they share. They have had a great energy since the second they walked in the building. The success of this day just goes to show the type of students we have here at Spring Hill High School. They are natural leaders.”