Owls Earn YIG Tristar Honors
Twenty-five Owls participated in the 2022 Youth in Government Tristar Conference in Nashville March 31-April 3, coming away with impressive awards and leadership positions. Junior Parth Mishra was chosen out of 550 students for the role of governor of Tennessee, and he will lead the 2023 conference. The last governor elected from MUS was in 2009.
“We had 5 percent of the total delegates yet won 21 percent of the officerships!” said Foreign Language Instructor Jenny Pratt, who advises the Government Club along with Instructor in History Davis Smith.
Other students receiving awards and appointments:
Seniors Christopher Yarbro and Vincent Ores were named as delegates to the Committee on National Affairs (CONA), and junior Kyan Ramsay was named an alternate. CONA selection is a high honor, awarded to the top 25 students out of 1,600 participants in the state of Tennessee.
Sophomore Lee Couloubaritsis was named Outstanding Delegate of the Blue Senate, and sophomore Harrison Goetze, Outstanding Delegate of the White Senate.
Officers serving this year:
Senior Christopher Yarbro - Floor Leader of the Red Senate
Junior Hamza Janjua - Speaker of the White House
Junior Amar Kanakamedala - Solicitor General
Junior Parth Mishra - Governor’s Chief of Staff
Junior Kyan Ramsay - Speaker Pro-Temp of the Red House
Junior Jack Zaptin - Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Officers elected to serve in 2023:
Junior Aryaan Ahmed - Chief Engrossing Clerk
Junior Parth Mishra - Governor of Tennessee
Junior Kyan Ramsay - Speaker of the Red House
Junior Alyaan Salman – Speaker Pro-Temp of the Red House
Sophomore Lee Couloubaritsis - Speaker Pro-Temp of the Blue House