• Superintendent's Student Leadership Council

    The Superintendent’s Student Leadership Council (SLC) is a leadership program and a forum for direct communication between Jefferson Parish School (JPS) students and Superintendent Dr. James Gray. As SLC members, students will share their voices on a variety of topics, work to create solutions for select issues that are important to students and JPS, and increase their leadership skills.

    Benefits to Students

    • Have a direct role in improving the district for all students
    • Gain important leadership, public speaking, decision-making, and team building skills
    • Access a network of mentors through exposure to JPS district and community leaders

    2021-2022 Student Leadership Council Application

    The 2021-22 Superintendent's Councils application period has been delayed due to Hurricane Ida. A new deadline will be announced soon. Please continue to check this page for updated information on this year's councils.

    Apply today to participate in the 2021-22 Jefferson Parish Schools Superintendent's Student Leadership Council. Applicants should be currently enrolled in a JPS high school. Along with the application, a signature from a parent or guardian approving Council participation must be submitted to the principal. 

    2021-2022 Student Leadership Council Meeting Dates

    Student discussions and input are highly valued and member attendance at all council meetings is encouraged. The council will meet four times a year with the Superintendent at various sites from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Transportation will be provided. All meeting attendees will adhere to the health and safety protocols outlined in our Start Strong Jefferson plan.

    • September 9, 2021 at location TBD
    • December 8, 2021 at location TBD
    • February 9, 2022 at at location TBD
    • April 7, 2022 at at location TBD
  • 2020-21 Student Leadership Council Members

  • Lyra Adams

    Lyra Adams
    East Jefferson High

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    Faiza Filali
    Haynes Academy

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    Caleb Goetz
    East Jefferson High

    Ravyn Hughes

    Ravyn Hughes
    West Jefferson High

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    Juliette LeBoeuf
    L.W. Higgins High

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    Mahir Rahman
    Haynes Academy

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    Maida Shahid
    Riverdale High

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    Alysia Treece
    John Ehret High 

  • Morgan Dallatte

     Morgan Dallatte
    Fisher Middle-High

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    Raine Flatau
    Thomas Jefferson Academy

    Nor Gorry

    Nor Gorry
    Grace King High

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    Amari Jones
    L.W. Higgins High

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    Kelsey Loerwald
    Fisher Middle-High

    Alina Richardson

    Alina Richardson
    Helen Cox High

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    Kaitlyn Shelton
    Thomas Jefferson Academy

  • Malcom D'Ronze

    Malcom D'Ronze
    Bonnabel High

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    Skye Gandy
    Bonnabel High

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    Keionna Herrera
    Grace King High

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    Ashleigh Laws
    West Jefferson High


    Kelly Parker
    Patrick Taylor Academy

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    Vivian Santillo
    Riverdale High

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    Balseba Tewelde
    Patrick F. Taylor Academy

Past Superintendent's Student Leadership Councils

  • 2020-21 Student Leadership Council

  • 2019-2020 Student Leadership Council

  • 2018-2019 Student Leadership Council