Springbrook High School rising senior Sarah Horvitz will be sworn in as the 29th student member of the Board of Education at 7:30 p.m. this evening in the Carver Educational Services Center auditorium.
Horvitz was chosen by 54 percent of Montgomery County Public Schools secondary students who cast ballots in the April 26 election, conducted by the Montgomery County Region of the Maryland Association of Student Councils. The overall voter turnout was 82 percent (62,287 students).
All high schools and middle schools submitted election results, along with several special schools and alternative programs.
Horvitz has been active in student government for several years, including as vice president of the Springbrook Student Government Association and coordinator of the Student Advisory Committee.
Horvitz also attended White Oak Middle School and Jackson Road Elementary School.