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Student Council Election

Thursday, September 14, 2017

The results are in! More than 250 Landmark students voted to elect Student Council officers on September 14. Nick Engstrom won the race for president, Caroline Manning secured the vice president slot, and Jared Joshi will serve as treasurer.

Candidates bravely delivered speeches in Ansara on September 13, outlining their platform and explaining what makes them the strongest candidate for the job. 

nick engstrom landmark student council presidentNick highlighted what makes Landmark a life-changing experience and promised to work to enliven community events.

"Together as a community I want to engage both day and boarding students, as well as underclassmen and upperclassmen in experiences that promote Landmark pride. This is a place where we achieve what we once thought was impossible. This is a place where the once forgotten become the ones that we will never forget," he said. "If elected, under my leadership I will initiate monthly community events that help bring more fun and excitement to the student body. I also plan on advocating for dress code reforms, class auctions and spirit weeks."

Caroline drew on her strong organizational and communication skills, presenting them as requisite for the role.caroline manning landmark student council vice president

"I possess the necessary skills to be the vice president of the Student Council, including the ability to remain organized, keep paperwork neat, communicate with others, and maintain a strong work ethic. I understand that being vice president requires hard work and I plan on doing the best of my ability," she said.

Jared said his involvement in several leadership roles and athletic teams made him and ideal candidate for treasurer. jared joshi landmark school student council treasurer

"I have been involved in many sports including cross country, basketball, and track. I am very involved in our community and I like to think of myself as a leader on campus. I am both a Peer leader and Student Advocate and I am also a Level 6 student in my dorm," he said. "All of these commitments I hold at Landmark show that I can get tasks done."