Mary Kumcheva is thrilled to be the MASC Operations Director for the 2018-2019 school year. She is a junior at Eastern Technical High School in the Engineering Careers magnet program. Since attending her first MASC Convention in seventh grade, Mary has been enthusiastic about student leadership and providing a voice to every student. Mary is from Baltimore County and serves on the BCSC executive board as the Evaluations Director. This year, Mary plans to keep the Operations Department connected and encourage collaboration between student leaders to help keep MASC running smoothly.
When Mary isn’t advocating for her peers, one can find her spending time with family and friends. She is involved in her school’s Math Honor Society, FBLA, Brain Bee, and class organizations. She volunteers with the Parkville Adapted Sports League and is passionate about inclusion for all students. She is also a strong advocate for mental health, women’s rights, environmental protection, and student equity. Mary is excited to work with other motivated student leaders this year!
Alex is so excited to be a Student Workshop Coordinator for a second year. This is her third year on the MASC executive board and she is ready to see what this year has in store for her and her fellow exec. board members. Alex is a senior at Westlake High School in Charles County. In her free time, she loves dancing, watching movies, or being with the people that she loves. She loves MASC so much because of the student initiative to make change and the diversity that MASC represents. Apart from MASC Alex is the president of Westlake High school’s SGA, National Honor Society vice president at her school, an active member of the CCASC executive board, and an advocate of student leadership. Alex is very excited to work with everyone this school year.
Rida is honored to be a Student Workshop Coordinator this year. This is her second year on MASC executive board and fourth year in MASC overall. A senior this year, Rida attends North Point High School in Charles County. Apart from MASC, she is her school’s SGA president, an active member of the National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Educators Rising, and SkillsUSA. She is an active student advocate and has a love for leadership. She is beyond excited to be on executive board again this year and plans to make the most of it.
France Tomgambo-Kaye is a junior at Thomas Stone High School in Charles County. She is the 2018-2019 Corresponding Secretary for MASC. She has been a part of SGA since the 7th grade, and has held the position of Class of 2020 historian during her sophomore year. Throughout the 2018-2019 school year, France will also hold the position of Thomas Stone’s liaison for the Charles County Board if Education. Aside from SGA, France is also involved in many other extracurricular activities, such as Mock Trial, and Theater. She also plays Field Hockey, and swims in the winter. During the Spring, she volunteers as the Boys Lacrosse Team Manager at her school. She also enjoys music very much, as she plays the trumpet, piano and sings. France is looking forward to an amazing year meeting new people, and learning more about advocacy and leadership.
Mariam Diallo is a junior at North Hagerstown High School in Washington County. She has been involved in student government for 5 years and hopes to continue student leadership in college. She served as an Executive Board member in her high school for the 2017-2018 school year and is currently serving as an ex-officio member of her county board. Apart from SGA, Mariam does track and cross country. She enjoys reading, art, and historical studies. She hopes to travel abroad before college as a way of expanding her horizons.
George Nickels is very excited to be one of MASC’s 2018-2019 Evaluations Coordinators! He is a junior and attends Edgewood High School for the International Baccalaureate program. George is also going to be serving the role as President for the Harford County Regional Association of Student Councils and he is also the Vice President for his school’s student government for the 2018-2019 school year. This year he hopes to allow the results from the surveys of each MASC event to become more accessible to the rest of the MASC delegation.
Nicholas Getz is excited to be MASC’s 2018-2019 Parliamentarian! He is a senior at Edgewood High School and a magnet student in the International Baccalaureate program. In addition, he is the President of his school’s Spanish Honor Society and the Secretary of the Harford County Regional Association of Student Councils. He is an aspiring Spanish teacher and he hopes to attend Towson University. This year, he hopes to maintain order and educate MASC delegates on the use of Parliamentary Procedure.