Student Member of the Board Selection

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Each high school in Baltimore County is able to nominate up to two candidates to apply for Student Member of the Board. Applicants are required to read the application instructions and timeline carefully before submitting their online application. Only students who are current sophomores or juniors are eligible to apply.

Applicants should also review the Student Member of the Board Position Description and FAQ in order to prepare the application documents. You can also learn more about our current SMOB here.

The application was open from 
December 1, 2023, to January 8, 2024, at 11:59 PM.

Click here for
Application Details & Link


SMOB 2025 Speeches and Q&A

Now is the time to learn more about your candidates by viewing SMOB speeches and the Q&A session!

Step 1: View the SMOB Speeches by candidate below under their photo.

Step 2:View the SMOB Q&A - questions were submitted by secondary students! You can view specific categories or watch the full video!

SMOB Q&A - Full video
Curriculum & Programs
Climate & Safety
Just for Fun

Step 3: Come back on April 4th to vote!


This link will go live on April 4th at 7:00 AM! Voting will be open until 11:59 PM. Any votes received after the cutoff will not be counted.
Students must be logged in under their BCPS credentials to access. 
Please note that any elementary students, staff, or other BCPS account holders who complete the voting form will have their submission removed.

U Chike-Kalu SMOB Finalist
Ugonma Chike-Kalu
Grade 11
Western School of Tech
IG: @ugonma4smob
X: @ugonma4smob
TikTok: @ugonma4smob

View Ugonma's Speech (Vimeo)
View Ugonma's Speech (Microsoft Stream)
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