It was Student Government Day in Cape May County. Eighteen students representing nine Cape May County High Schools participated in the event that concluded with the students conducting the Freeholders’ meeting after spending the day learning about the role of county government. The students spent the day with the Freeholders and got to know what county government is all about.
The following students participated in Student Government Day 2011: Amber Hope and Jenna Ankney, Cape Christian Academy; Myranda Langlois and Serena Seijo, Cape Educational Compact; Stephen Lawler and Jerald (J.J.) Maldonado, Cape May County High School; Morgan Scully and Richard Ziegler, Cape May County Technical High School; Susie Booth and Sarah Peck, Lower Cape May Regional High School; James Dylan Mooers and Erin Wannen, Middle Township High School; Lindsay Vetter and Jayne Snyder, Ocean City High School; Mark Rucci and Eric Komar, Cape Trinity Catholic High School; and Courtney Davis and Danille Aydelotte, Wildwood High School.
Freeholder M. Susan Sheppard concluded, “The students’ knowledge of the issues and their ability to convey their concerns was encouraging. We hope that their involvement today is just the beginning of their participation in the governmental process.”