My name is Alan Yeung. I graduated as the Class of 2020 valedictorian from Sparta High School. As a remote student like many, I have a unique opportunity this year to effect positive change in the Sparta Township School District by filling the vacant one-year position on the Sparta Board of Education. I’m seeking your vote.

As a student who went through the entirety of the Sparta public school system, I have seen and directly felt the successes and downfalls of policy enacted by the Board of Education. I strived to be the best and seize every opportunity, but there was frequent frustration by the lack of connections and support for students seeking to gain career experience. I intend to put more efforts into expanding Sparta’s notoriety as a strong benefactor of STEM students as well as arts students by increasing awareness of and resources for internships, scholarships, and awards.

I believe that it is essential for students to have a voice in critical budgetary and policy issues regarding the future of the school district. The students, especially at Sparta High School, have felt the frustrations of a superintendent that did not understand the Spartan culture and us students. I understand the importance of hiring a superintendent that will uphold policies that make Sparta a high achieving district and hiring one who is receptive to constructive criticism from parents, faculty, and especially students.

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