TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Two high school juniors are the finalists to be the student member of the Board of Education of Baltimore County for the 20201-2022 school year.
Logan Dubel of Franklin High School and Christian Thomas of Eastern Technical High School were selected after application reviews and interviews by a panel of students and staff on February 4th.READ MORE: WATCH: Maryland Gov. Hogan To Present His 2023 Budget Proposal
Dubel, who is class president, has an extensive list of extracurriculars. Most of that list revolves around communications, as he is the editor of the school paper, reports and anchors for digital publication OceanCity.com.READ MORE: Baltimore Police Looking For Missing 16-Year-Old Girl
Thomas, who is also class president, has co-chaired and co-found numerous clubs at Eastern Tech. Outside of school, he also serves as co-chair and found of The Domino Effect, a non-profit that provides students in need with mentors and other support.
The next round of voting is next month, March 17th, students from middle and high school will be casting ballots online. This election also makes the first time the Baltimore County Public Schools could select a student member without Governor Larry Hogan’s approval.MORE NEWS: Maryland Weather: A Brief Thaw Wednesday Before Snow Moves In
Video speeches from both candidates will run online, on social media and some classes Monday February 22nd thru Friday February 26. Students will also be able to submit questions during that week, answers will also be given on video but on the day of the election.