The Next Generation of Leaders

Maisie Socha – Green Bay student government

Green Bay Preble senior Maisie Socha was recently elected as Intra-City Student Council president. Submitted Photo

Name: Maisie Socha
School: Preble
Area of interest: Intra-City Student Council President
Parents: Heidi and Scott Socha

As Intra-City Student Council president, Preble senior Maisie Socha said she enjoys being a voice for the students of Preble High School, and the entire Green Bay School District.

Though she is a newbie on the Intra-City Student Council, Socha is no stranger to student leadership.

“I was on my middle school student council, and then I have been on my high school’s student council since freshman year,” she said. “This is my first year that I am going to be on the Intra-City Student Council, along with being an officer, so there’s a lot to learn.”

Socha said Intra-City council members elected officers during the first meeting she attended earlier this year.

“At our first meeting, we had to vote on the officers, and I decided that I would be interested and fit for the president position,” she said. “I ended up getting voted into the position.”

Socha said though the 2022-23 council has only met a few times, the group has already discussed several “amazing ideas and are excited for what the future presents.”

“Our quarterly meeting this year was very productive and it was an awesome first experience,” she said.

Socha said her favorite part about being a member of the Intra-City Student Council is the influence it has on potential change.

“We get to give the School District insight on the schools and some possible solutions to problems in order to better our community,” she said. “This gives me a special opportunity to better my leadership skills, and I will be able to use those the rest of my life.”

Socha said she isn’t sure which college she plans to attend after high school, but wants to pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

What six words would you say describe you best? Outgoing, hardworking, dedicated, caring, responsible and spontaneous.
Do you have any hidden talents? Pencil sketching/drawing.
What’s the greatest piece of advice you’ve received? It is okay to fail because that means you are trying, and you cannot succeed without trying.
Where do you hope to one day visit? Greece.
What advice would you give to other students thinking of getting involved with student government? Do not be afraid to get out of your comfort zone and accept the support of the people around you.
If you had a superpower, what would it be? Mind reading.
Milk, white or dark chocolate? Dark chocolate.
What is your first childhood memory? The first time I saw the castle at Disney World when it was lit up at night is my favorite childhood memory.
Early bird or night owl? Night owl.
Apple or Android? Apple.
Favorite Halloween costume you’ve ever had? Creepy doll.
What are you listening to right now? A wide variety of music, from Taylor Swift to rap.
What is your favorite class and why? Anatomy, because the human body is very fascinating.

Favorites
Cereal: Fruity Pebbles
TV show: The Vampire Diaries
Local restaurant: Sushi Lover
Pizza topping: Pepperoni

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