[caption id="attachment_22198" align="aligncenter" width="600"]<img src="https:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2018\/09\/SCHOOL.-GBEMS-student-council.jpg" alt="" width="600" height="441" class="size-full wp-image-22198" \/> GBEMS Student Council members, l to r: sixth-grade vice president Willie O\u2019Ganian and president Trenton Brock. Eighth-grade president Kelsi Taylor and vice president Emma Riffe. Seventh-grade vice president Destiney Meeks and president Mileya Bircher.[\/caption]\r\n\r\nBy Ashley Bussard \r\nStudent Reporting and Yearbook Class\r\n\u00a0\r\nLast week, six students were elected to be a part of\u00a0Student\u00a0Council at Green Bank Elementary\/Middle School for the 2018 \u2013 2019 school year.\u00a0\r\n\r\nStudents who ran for president or vice president position had to give a speech in front of their grade telling about their goals and\u00a0qualifications. \r\n\r\nStudents campaigned by making videos, passing out candy with clever sayings and creating a variety\u00a0of different posters\u00a0to persuade their fellow classmates to vote for them.\u00a0After all middle school students voted, the results were announced September 12.\u00a0\u00a0\r\n\r\nElected for sixth grade was Trenton Brock as presiden, and Willie\u00a0O\u2019Ganian as vice president.\u00a0\r\n\r\nMileya\u00a0Bircher is the seventh grade president and Destiney Meeks is the vice president. \r\n\r\nKelsi Taylor is the eighth grade president and Emma Riffe is the vice president. \r\n\r\n\u201cIt felt good winning student council because I want to change the school to make it better,\u201d said Trenton Brock, just after his thrilling win. \r\n\r\n\u201cAlso, it felt good because this is my first year in middle school and winning student council president was a great achievement.\u201d \r\n\r\nWhen asked about her win, Mileya Bircher said, \u201cIt felt like students could count on me to make changes in the seventh grade. I feel like I can help.\u201d\r\n\r\nThe Student Council has many projects planned and will come up with different ideas to make our school better\u00a0and\u00a0more fun,\u00a0as well as\u00a0address\u00a0student\u00a0concerns.