ASB LEADERS SPEAK THEIR EXPERIENCES

BY GARY LEE
STAFF WRITER
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Grace Park (10)

How do you balance ASB with your academics?

“I [always] make sure to make time for ASB and try not to procrastinate.”

How do you think ASB can be improved?

“I think it is fine the way it is. All we need is for the students to be more involved.”

What is the purpose of ASB?

“The purpose is for us to make school enjoyable for the students and always show our spirit.”

Did the egg or the chicken come first?

“Chicken!”

Baby seals or baby dolphins?

“Baby dolphins are much better.”

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Justin Huh (10)

What do you strive for in ASB?

“I strive to be a leader in ASB. Not only on campus, but everywhere I go. I strive to represent Wilson and make our school an exciting place.”

What are some accomplishments made by ASB?

“Some accomplishments made by ASB are having multiple successful rallies, such as the “Back to School Rally” and “Beat LA Rally.” We also have Homecoming coming soon, so I hope this event could be added to our accomplishments in ASB this year.”

How would you solve conflicts that arise in ASB?

“I would listen to all ASB member’s thoughts and opinions and work together to find a solution. We are ‘problem-solvers’ not  ‘problem-makers.’”

Unicorns or narwhals?

Unicorns.”

If you could have anything in your hands right now what would it be?

“[Definitely] Yeezys.”

 

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Matthew Chan (11)

How do people advance in ASB?

“When cabinet positions open up a registration starts, you can sign up and start running your campaign and [put up posters to [let] people get to know you, and the more people you know the bigger chance you have of winning.”

What is your favorite part about ASB?

“My favorite part about ASB is the friendship you build and the leadership strategy you gain.”

What is something controversial in ASB?

“We are blamed for a lot of school’s problem, but what people don’t know is we actually do more for the school than any organization on campus.”

Hardcover books or soft cover books?

“Hard cover.”

Favorite form of entertainment?

“Film.”

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Edmond Chu (11)

How is it like in ASB?

“ASB is really fun. The bonds created within [ASB] are never ending. Although ASB goes through a lot to make the school better, at the end [it is] all worth it.” 

What is ASB’s effect on your daily life?

“ASB makes me a better person at the end of the day from the skills I get from [them.]”

How would you feel  if ASB suddenly discontinued?

“If ASB was suddenly discontinued, I would be very sad. Firstly, the school would have no form of leadership and I also would not be able to see my ASB family everyday.”

Muffins or cupcakes?

“Cupcakes.”

Pandas or pomeranians?

“Pandas.”

 

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Anna Camodeca (12)

What is the key in time management in ASB?

“Learning what your schedule is and how to work around it helps when being in ASB.”

What is your view on the purpose of ASB?

“I view ASB as the student body that organizes and creates events and rallies for the rest of the school.”

How would you help the newcomers of the ASB family?

“For the newcomers in ASB, we normally meet in the summer for bonding sessions to get to know each other. This helps us work together throughout the school year.”

Pineapples on Pizza?

“Yes, pineapples.”

Penguins or Kiwi birds?

“Penguins.”

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Melanie Cruz (12)

What made you want to join ASB?

On my first day of school as a freshman, I saw how ASB hyped up events and put on a grand show for the students, and I felt really intrigued to be part of a [family] like that. I wanted to [show my spirit], just like the ASB members I saw in my freshman year.” 

What made you want to stay in ASB for all these years?

I feel like I have learned so much in my years in ASB. I have not only strengthened my leadership skills, but also my social skills. The friendships you make in ASB are one of the best experiences, because we are actually just another family.

Has your opinion on the purpose of ASB changed at all over the years?

I want this year to be more about [building school unity] and including much more people than before. I am working hard on making everyone feel at home in Wilson and creating a more friendly atmosphere.”

Cats or dogs?

“Dogs.”

What is your favorite mythical creature?

“Dragons.”

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