Student Officers

Student officers are elected at the spring conference and serve beginning in July. The student officers have a host of responsibilities throughout their one-year term. They are responsible for planning the fall leadership conference and the spring competitive events conference, working with their school chapter, serving as advocates for high-quality public education, and more. School chapter members are eligible to run for state student officer with the recommendation of their teacher leader and other faculty leaders within their school.

State Officer Candidate Applications for 2022-2023 school year now open. Application Deadline is March 7. Download the State Officer Handbook and Application here.

Our student leaders for the 2021-2022 school year are:

Jayden Reed, President

Jadyn is currently completing her sophomore year at Buckhannon-Upshur High School. She enjoys helping others and spending time with family. Jadyn is committed to empowering others around her.

Abby Craghead, Vice President

Abby is currently a junior at James Monroe High School in Lindside, West Virginia. She has been a member of Educators Rising since her freshman year and has enjoyed every moment of it. Abby helped plan the virtual fall conference and hopes to help others learn valuable skills that will last a lifetime.

Katie Cummings, Vice President

Katie is completing her junior year at Roane County High School and Roane-Jackson Technical Center. She is an active member of Educators Rising and Future Farmers of America. When not at school, Katie stays busy on the farm. She looks forward to meeting the other Educators Rising members and planning one of the best conferences yet!

Morgan Mills, Vice President

Morgan is completing her junior year at James Monroe High School while also completing the Early Childhood Education program at Monroe County Technical Center. Morgan has participated in Educators Rising since her freshman year and has loved every minute of it. Morgan is thankful for the opportunity to make new friends and strengthen her leadership skills. She is very excited to help this organization grow and flourish over the next year. “We have all had a difficult year, and I hope that we can all work together to keep each other safe and also get back to some normalcy.”

Lillith Parsons, Vice President

Lillith is finishing her junior year at Ripley High School and Roane-Jackson Technical Center. Lillith enjoys spending time with family, friends, and is very involved with Young Life. Lillith is excited to help take Educators Rising WV to the next level.