New Student School Board Members Take Seats

New Student School Board Members Take Seats
Posted on 09/27/2021
New Student School Board Members Take SeatsFlagler Schools has long valued the opinion of our students and one of most visible examples of this is our Student School Board Member program. Our board has been honored to welcome the student voice on the dais since 2002. We are proud to have our two newest Student School Board members join us. Kaylee Briggs represents Flagler-Palm Coast High School while Karissa Jackson represents Matanzas High School. While they don’t have a formal vote, both young ladies are looking forward to providing a student perspective to the school board over the coming academic year.

Kaylee Briggs has a 5.187 grade point average, which places her in the top 2% of FPCs senior class. She is enrolled in the International Baccalaureate program and is also the Cadet Group Commander of the schools Air Force JROTC program. She is in charge of 190 students in her role, which is the highest student position in the organization.

Kaylee is also active in the Future Problem Solvers program, the National Honor Society, Student Government Association, Leo Club, Red Cross Club, and interning with Coastal Cloud, LLC.

Kaylee would like to attend the University of Florida, majoring in mathematics or engineering.

Student Board MembersKarissa Jackson has a 4.98 grade point average at MHS. She’s in the top 10 in her class and has AP Calculus, Biology, Statistics and Probabilities under her belt. She’s also taken dual-enrollment courses through Daytona State College and is working towards her Cambridge AICE International Diploma this spring.

Karissa serves as the president of MHS’ National Honor Society, vice-president of the Leo Club, and has been a member of the Flagler Youth Orchestra for 4 years.

Outside of class, she plays lacrosse and is on the weightlifting team. She placed 4th at districts last year.

Karissa is a Cambridge Merit Scholar, National African American Recognition Scholar, National Rural and Small-Town Recognition Scholar, National Technical Honor Society member, as well as the National Honor Society. She’s also certified in Adobe Visual Design and Microsoft Office Master and IC3 Key Applications. Karissa is also a HOBY Florida North Seminar Alumnae.

Her goal is to attend Georgia Tech, the University of Pennsylvania, or Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and study Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Both Karissa and Kaylee were formally seated Tuesday, September 21st.