Morgan Academy named best SGA in AISA

Published 8:57 am Monday, May 3, 2021

Morgan Academy’s Student Government Association shined at the AISA State Can-A-Thon last week.

The SGA earned State best SGA in Class 3A, Mary Carolyn won first place for Scrapbook, Tommy Lenoir was named Class 3A High School Teacher of the Year and George Turner won the AISA State Leadership Scholarship.

Two Morgan Academy students were elected officers to AISA: John Beekman Youngblood as AISA State Secretary, Maggie Holladay as AISA State Vice President.

Morgan Academy Director of Operation Karim Plummer Oaks praised the students for their commitment to excellence.

“It is a great and rewarding feeling to win AISA best SGA,” Oaks said. “We work very hard by being volunteers at the Selma Christian Outreach Alliance Food Pantry, raising money for various needs that arise and promoting school spirit. It is very rewarding when that pays off.

Oaks praised Morgan Academy SGA officers: President George Turner, Vice President Maggie Holladay, Secretary John Beekman Youngblood, Treasurer Maggie Youngblood and SGA co-sponsor Kim Jones.

“The Morgan Academy students in the SGA are very civic minded and concerned about the welfare of others in the community,” Oaks said. “Our officers come up with various projects to present to the SGA. Kim Jones is great to work with and always has great ideas to spur these students along.”

Jones thanked Oaks and Morgan Academy headmaster Mark Knight for always supporting the SGA.