GASC Gazette

May 2016

Pillar 1: Leadership Development

NASC Conference 2016

The 2016 National NASC Conference will be held on June 24-26 in Portland, Oregon. We wish the Georgia delegation representing GASC safe travels and a fun leadership experience!
2016 NASC National Conference

Pillar 2: Service

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  1. Service + Water
    - Water a neighbor’s flower beds one morning. Replace some dying flowers.
    - Wash neighbors' cars.
  2. Relief from the Georgia Heat
    - Hand out cold water bottles to the mail carrier, garbage collector, construction workers, and homeless.
    - Hold a lemonade stand for Alex’s Lemonade Stand. A charity to help raise money for childhood cancer.


Credit: www.penniesoftime.com

Pillar 3: Membership

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The deadline to sign-up for membership is at the end of August! Be sure to sign up at: http://www.gasconline.net/membership-info.html

Congratulations!

GASC would like to congratulate Wayne County High School, who will serve as the new GASC Executive Vice President School for the 2016-2017 year.

Pillar 4: Connections

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Pillar 5: Democratic Principles

Georgia Government Fun Facts

  • Georgia became a state on January 2, 1788.
  • Georgia has had five capitals: Savannah (1777-1785), Augusta (1786-1789), Louisville (1789-1807), Milledgeville (1807-1867), Atlanta (1868-present).
  • Georgia has 16 Electoral votes, 2 U.S. Senators, 14 U.S. Representatives, 56 State Senators, and 180 State Representatives.


Credit: www.georgia.gov

Pillar 6: Advisor Development

GASC Advisor Conference

This event is for Advisors Only! The conference will begin Friday evening

(September 16th) and conclude on Saturday afternoon (September 17th).

Registration is just $125 and covers your meals (dinner Fri., breakfast &

lunch Sat.) and all your programming. We will have sessions for new

advisors as well as sessions for more experienced advisors. There will

also be guest speakers from the Carl Vinson Institute that will be leading

sessions on Robert's Rules, Public Speaking, and Constituent Services that

we can use to better train our students.


In addition, we will be offering an exclusive pre-conference training by

the Fanning Student Leadership Institute on Friday, September 16th

The pre-conference (9a.m.-4p.m.) will offer training on this curriculum and provide you with ALL of the curriculum resources! The cost is $200 and includes the curriculum

resources and lunch.

*If more than one advisor from a school wishes to attend the pre-conference

and will share curriculum resources, the cost for the second advisor will

be $150. Please contact me before registering in order to get the coupon

Code.


To register for these great events, please follow this link:

http://www.cviog.uga.edu/gasc


Once on the site you will need to create an account (name, email, etc) and

then you will be able to get registered. Or, you can use the paper

registration form found on the site.


We look forward to seeing you at both events, so register soon! The

pre-conference event will be capped at 30 participants, so don't miss out on this incredible opportunity!

Making a Difference

Congratulations to our very own High School Advisor Liaison, Mr. Dan Kamykowski, who was recently featured in an article about helping students becoming leaders. See the article below!


http://savannahnow.com/accent-news/2016-05-09/we-are-savannah-jenkins-teacher-helping-students-become-leaders

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