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Grace Gehlken, Student Body Vice President

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Confirmed: Sadie Hawkins Dance is February 10th!

Grace Gehlken began her high school student council career her sophomore year when she ran for class president. Her junior year, she won student body vice president and enjoyed it so much that she decided to do it again her senior year. Grace is an excellent student with outstanding extracurricular activities, which mainly include helping others and making a positive impact on our community. She has always been known in the class of 2018 as the most kindhearted person, and she always has a smile on her face.

What motivated you to run for student body vice president?

I did it last year, and I really enjoyed it so I wanted to do it again.

What are the best parts about being vice president?

Being able to plan school events like the dance

What are the worst parts?

Ineffective communication, between the student body and the council

What are you most proud of so far?

The dance last year because I wasn’t expecting it to turn out so well.

What can you tell us about the upcoming Sadie Hawkins dance?

So, Icebox DJ is coming back this year, and if you would like to send me song requests, please feel free.  Also we are getting a real photo booth this year! It’s on February 10 so put that on your calendars!

What are your plans for college?

My top 3 schools are Wofford , Washington and Lee, and University of South Carolina Honors College.

Since you have been student body vice president for 2 years in a row, have you noticed any changes within the council?

This year, it is a lot more organized. However, we do miss Ethan Linhart.

What’s your favorite Magnet tradition?

The dance because it’s like my baby.

What legacy do you hope to leave after graduating this June?

I hope Davis Leath takes on the task of continuing the semi formal Sadie Hawkins dance that I have worked so hard on.

What do you do outside of school?

I volunteer at Dunston, and I help teach English as a second language classes in Mt. Pleasant.

What other student projects are currently in the works that we should get excited for?

I’m working on a teacher talent show, so encourage your teachers to participate!

Will you come back to visit magnet after you graduate?

Of course

Which teacher or faculty member at magnet has influenced you the most?

Mrs. Eicher, Mrs. Colon, Mrs. Renes, and Mrs. Shields

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