Poolesville High School senior Jason Wu was sworn in on July 15 as the 35th student member of the Maryland State Board of Education.
Wu was voted into the position by over 500 middle and high school students and appointed by Governor Larry Hogan. Wu has been active in student government since the sixth grade. As Student Member of the Board (SMOB), he will represent over 800,000 students in the state, helping make decisions to better their education.
Congratulations to Poolesville High School’s Jason Wu, who was sworn in as the State SMOB for the MD State Board of Education this morning! Congratulations, and I am proud of you. Thank you for inviting Ms. Bowles and me to join you for this amazing moment. #FalconsFlyHigh pic.twitter.com/7ZsiUMZCdu
— Mark A. Carothers (@MrCarothersPHS) July 15, 2020