Each spring, student leaders are elected to their respective state student organizations by their peers as a slate of state officers. During state officer training, they participate in a variety of leadership development activities and interviews with higher education professionals who help appoint them to specific officer positions. This year, the state officer training was held June 2 - 5 at the Unicoi State Park and Lodge. They were appointed to the following positions for their respective student organizations for the 2022 - 23 school year:
Georgia Student Government Association State Officers
President - Justin Smith, Gwinnett Technical College; Vice President - Kesley Paulk, Southeastern Technical College; Secretary - Alaina Lee, Southeastern Technical College
Georgia Phi Beta Lambda State Officers
President - Samantha Byers, North Georgia Technical College; Executive Vice President - Ai'Jona Perry, Southern Crescent Technical College; Vice President of Communication - Lexie Whittemore, North Georgia Technical College; Vice President of Membership - Seth McCracken, West Georgia Technical College.
SkillsUSA Georgia Postsecondary State Officers
President - Emily Pinto, Augusta Technical College; Vice President - Latisha Perkins, Savannah Technical College; Secretary - Paige Buhite, Lanier Technical College; Reporter - Justin McClellan, Augusta Technical College; Parliamentarian - Ashley Watson, Lanier Technical College
In addition, the state officer teams developed their programs of work for the upcoming school year. The training concluded with the Paper Plate Superlatives Ceremony where the officers shared something positive about a fellow state officer!