Thomas S. Wootton High School Junior Elected Student Member of the Board of Education
Thomas S. Wootton High School junior Timothy Hwang has been elected student member of the Board of Education for 2009-2010.
Hwang was chosen by 56 percent of the secondary students who cast ballots in the April 29th election, conducted by the Montgomery County Region of the Maryland Association of Student Councils. The overall voter turnout was 63,384 or 85 percent of secondary students.
All high schools and middle schools submitted election results, along with several special schools and alternative programs.
Hwang's opponent, Jiayi Yang, is a junior at Richard Montgomery High School.
Hwang will begin his term as the 32nd student member of the Board on July 1. He has been active in student government for several years and currently is the vice president of the Montgomery County Region of the Maryland Association of Student Councils (MCR).