Ocean Springs announces Mayor’s Youth Council for 2015-2016

Ocean Springs announces Mayor’s Youth Council for 2015-2016

Ocean Springs, Miss. –
The City of Ocean Springs has chosen 31 high school students to serve
on the 2015-2016 Mayor’s Youth Council.  Modeled after the Mississippi
Municipal League Youth Services, council members will serve as city
ambassadors at city events, volunteer with various city departments,
develop community service projects, and provide a voice for youth in
local government.

Officers and council members for this year’s Mayor’s Youth Council
are: Cady Cooper, President; Sunna Savani, Vice President; Jessica
Leonard, Secretary; Sally Boswell, Special Projects Coordinator; Kassidy
Biss, Communications and Technology Coordinator; Marissa Anderson,
Addison Barchie, Karley Bishop, Camille Blakenship, Marina Blakenship,
Isabella Capalbo, Daelyn Cook, Patrick Cressler, Treviso Davis, Lea
Dudte, Samuel Edmonson, Olivia Eustice, Davida Franklin, Carli
Gustafson, Chelsea Harris, Jackson Holland, Aubrey Johnson, Victoria
Lee, Mary Agnes Mestayer, Skylar Read, Isabella Rubenstein, Brayden
Thomas, Jillian Vice, Tres Wade, Margaret Wakham, and Kate Wilson.

The council was presented to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen at their
regular meeting on Tuesday. The Mayor encouraged the council to be
vocal about their ideas to make Ocean Springs better for the youth in
the community.

“The City is proud to sponsor the Mayor’s Youth Council,” said Mayor
Moran. “The Aldermen and I intend to provide a forum for our youth in
leadership training and community activism.  We look forward to gaining a
youthful perspective on Ocean Springs.

Ravin Floyd, Public Information Officer for the City, serves as the group’s facilitator.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1800, Ocean Springs, MS 39566-1800
Delivery Address: 1018 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564