Students stand for Senate election

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The new student council at St Aidan’s High School, known as the Senate, has taken office following an exciting round of election speeches.

The Harrogate school’s candidates delivered short presentations in order to attract the votes of their peers.

A school spokesman said: “There was a high turn-out for the election and the successful candidates are now taking on the challenge of representing the school’s students in a range of situations.

“The Senate will present the views of their peers at regular meetings with governors and senior members of staff, as well as organising social and charity events throughout the next academic year.”

Elected were: Alice Dunsmore – Head Girl; Nic Cain – Head Boy; Grace Boatfield, Will Bennett, Lucy Fairhurst, Matthew Grannan, Charlotte Miccolis-Gurney Connor Mulhall, Lizzie Newton, Lucas Schofield and Matthew Topham.

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