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What Students Are Doing

Some of the of the Arkansas Student Legislators at the MLK Civic Saturday in attendance to promote civic engagement and racial healing, 1/21/2023.

- Student Rep. Jessica Del Angel (Dist. 1- Texarkana) from Magnolia

- Student Rep. Sabrina Lang (Dist 41- Sherwood)

- Student Sen. Ammi Perez (Dist 10- Nashville)

- Student Rep. Naomi Polanksi (Dist 84- Farmington)

- Student Rep. Luke Beck (Dist 35- Little Rock)

- Student Sen. Kwami Abdul-Bey (Dist. 34- North Little Rock)

- Student Rep. Abigail Fears (Dist. 56- Pocahontas)

- Student Rep. Olivia Fears (Dist. 60- Pocahontas)

- Student Sen. Da'Jun Brewer (Dist. 25- Pine Bluff) from Little Rock

- Student Rep. Rhealyn Schmidt (Dist. 57- Paragould) from Walnut Ridge

- Student Rep. Bo Kearsy (Dist. 52- Hoxie)

- Student Rep. Cole Mandrell (Dist. 61- Melbourne) lives in Pocahontas

- Student Rep. Monet Coppersmith (Dist. 2- Magnolia)

-Student Sen. Romerse Biddle (Dist. 11-Texarkana/Magnolia)


AR Student Senator Kwami Abdul-Bey (Dist. 34- North Little Rock)

- Selected to be a Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) Finding Future Diplomats in the South intern with the U.S. Department of State.

- Named the 2022 Public Interest Scholar by Vermont Law School's Center for Justice Reform.

- Named a 2022 Civic Saturdays Collaboratory Fellow by Citizen University in Seattle, WA.

- Named a member of the 2022-2023 Ballot Initiative Strategy Center's Skills-Building Cohort. 

- Hired by the Arkansas Public Policy Panel as its first Elections Coordinator/Organizer.

AR Student Senator Karla Eppinette (Dist. 33- Benton) was selected for the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) internship program for the Department of State's National Recruitment Team.

-Student Rep. Kendal Cloar (Dist. 32-Little Rock) on a debate student board, for the debate program that oversees debate in Arkansas, ACTAA (Arkansas communication theaters and arts association) and finished 4th in varsity congressional debate at Bentonville’s tournament a few weekends ago, it was the season opener.

-Student Rep. Maddox Hughes (Dist. 30-Little Rock) joined debate and competed in the novice category, he got 5th in congressional debate.

- Student Rep. Luke Beck (Dist. 35-Little Rock) got third in varsity extemporaneous speaking, which is speaking about different political topics world wide.

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