Student Council Elections @Greenwood High School: A Manifestation of Democracy!

Greenwood High School, Hasanparthy, has a long-standing tradition of conducting elections for the positions of Head Boy and Head Girl. This practice aligns with CBSE recommendations and provides students with a firsthand experience of democratic principles. The academic year 2024-25 witnessed another successful exercise in democracy.

Announcement: On July 1, 2024, Sri. Dr. G. Bharadwaja Naidu, the School Director, officially announced the Student Council Election during a special Monday assembly. A team was assigned to ensure a free and fair election.

Nomination Phase: Interested 10th-grade students submitted nominations, resulting in 32 girls and 50 boys participating. A panel of teachers meticulously scrutinized all nominations.

Screening Tests: The process began with Screening Test – 1 (Written Test) on July 1, 2024. Eight girls and Eight boys were shortlisted for the next phase. Screening Test – 2 (Group Discussion) followed on July 3, 2024, determining the final contestants.

Final Candidates: After thorough scrutiny, four boys and four girls were accepted as candidates. Eventually, two boys and two girls remained in the race after others withdrew their nominations.

Candidates Introduction and Campaign

On July 5, 2024, during the School Assembly, the principal Sri. VVV. Naveen Kumar introduced the final candidates and their election symbols to all students.

T. Siddartha Goud (Graduation Hat symbol)

K. Adithya Raman (Tree symbol)

S. Sonasree (Graduation Hat symbol)

K. Mayuka (Tree symbol)

Colorful posters and pocket symbol labels adorned the school. Candidates and their supporters actively engaged with students, presenting their platforms.

Polling Booths and Voting Process: Five polling booths were set up, manned by officials and agents representing the candidates.

Polling began at 09:30 a.m., supervised by NCC cadets and observers. The peaceful process concluded at 3:00 p.m., with sealed ballot boxes moved to the school strong room.

The entire school eagerly awaits the election results, anticipating the new leaders who will lead Greenwood High School in the coming year!

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