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Union Catholic Elects Student Council Executive Board for 2018-19

From left to right- Union Catholic's Bobby McGuinness, Karen Degnan, Student Council moderator Ms. Ashley Whittemore, Principal Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, Lauren Power, and Jacob Jusma. Credits: Jim Lambert

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic's Student Council Executive Board for the 2018-19 school year has been finalized.

After all the votes were counted up following Wednesday's election, the 2018-19 UC Student Council Executive Board will consist of Bobby McGuinness (President), Lauren Power (Vice President), Jacob Jusma (Secretary), and Karen Degnan (Media Coordinator).

McGuinness is thrilled to be the school's new Student Council President.

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"It's definitely an honor,'' said McGuinness. "Union Catholic has done so much for me and it's been so easy to get involved here, now finally I can reach that peak and give back to the school. My goal is to keep things rolling and hopefully incorporate some new things. I'm very excited for this opportunity.''    

Power said she's looking forward to making a difference at UC.

"I think all of us are empowered people and I think we'll all make a positive impact,'' said Power. "I think we make a great team and will represent the school in a very positive  way.''

Degnan said it's an honor to be chosen by her peers.

"I'm super honored,'' said Degnan. "It's nice to know that were chosen by our peers. It's so exciting because I love being involved and this is a great way to make a difference and help out the school.''

Jusma said he can't wait to make the next school year another great one here at UC.

"I'm certainly honored,'' said Jusma. "I'm looking forward to helping all the students in the school anyway I can.''   



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