Pleasant Valley Spartan Assembly Earns National Recognition

Image of the 20-21 Spartan Assembly

For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, the Pleasant Valley Spartan Assembly has been recognized as a 2021 National Council of Excellence by National Student Council (NatStuCo). 

“Receiving a National Council of Excellence Award reflects dedication on the part of the school to providing a strong, well-rounded student council program,” said Nara Lee, National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Director of Student Leadership. “NatStuCo applauds the work of the National Councils of Excellence and challenges them to continue their leadership and service to their schools and communities.”

To meet the requirements for the National Council of Excellence Award, a student council must meet a variety of criteria. In addition to basic requirements such as a written constitution, regular meetings, a democratic election process, the councils have demonstrated successful sponsorship and participation in activities such as leadership development and service to the school and community. Councils receiving the award have successfully met all required criteria based on standards established by the National Student Council.