GCA Student Government

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GCA Student Government

GCA’s Student Council, comprised of elected high school students, meets on a regular basis under the direction of a parent adviser to plan social activities, implement mercy ministry and outreach projects, and promote school spirit throughout the student body. Elections for senior officers are held in the spring; elections for class representatives are held in the fall. Qualifications to serve on Student Council:

  • Must be a Christian and approved by the GCA Leadership Committee as a student in good standing with leadership qualities.
  • Must have a CLEAN disciplinary record for all years in attendance at GCA. If a disciplinary issue arises with a council member, that student may be removed from his or her position on the Council.
  • Students must have a C average or above in all subjects in the year prior to election and maintain a C average or above in all subjects during the year in which they serve on the Council.

Additional qualifications to serve as an officer on Student Council :

  • A candidate for an officer position must be a SENIOR during the year in which he or she serves. Note : Prom Chair can be a JUNIOR.

Officer Positions (For Seniors only):
Descriptions and Responsibilities:
President:

  • Leader of Student Council
  • Attends and runs all Student Council meetings
  • Maintain s major presence at GCA
  • Enrolled in minimum of two classes at GCA
  • Involved in all Student Council - sponsored activities
  • Opens each chapel in prayer and leads students in Pledge of Allegiance
  • Staff s school store when class schedule permits
  • Special events
  • Oversees planning and implementation of social events

Vice President:

  • Missions and Outreach
  • Oversees and promote collections for child sponsorships
  • Sets up other outreach activities like collecting items for Paris Foundation or Urban Promise, etc.
  • Attends all Student Council meetings
  • Staffs school store when class schedule permits 

Secretary: 

  • Correspondence and Promotion
  • Sends emails to student body about events and activities
  • Maintains Student Council bulletin board
  • Attends all Student Council meetings
  • Record s and reports minutes of Student Council meetings
  • Staffs school store when class schedule permits

Treasurer:

  • Fundraising
  • Keeps financial records for Student Council
  • Oversee s fund - raising including School Store, Spirit Days, and Box Tops
  • Attends all Student Council meetings
  • Staffs school store when class schedule permits

Chaplain:

  • Chapel speaker scheduling
  • Schedules student testimonies for chapel
  • Ensures that speakers know to send their written 2 - 3 minute testimonies to Mrs. Melanie Betters via email at least one week prior for approval
  • Attends all Student Council meetings

Prom Chair:

  • Oversees prom sub - committee under the direction of Mrs. Kerr
  • Attend s all prom - planning meetings over the summer and during the school year
  • Attend s all Student Council meetings

Student representative (two per grade level – 9th - 11th grade) :

  • Attends all Student Council meetings
  • Serves on at least one committee under the direction of an officer (social events, outreach, promotion/communication, fundraiser)