Moriah Peterson, story and photos:
The 5/6 Center student body government attended Fiscal Court on Monday April 22, 2019.
The Court Acknowledged the student government at the beginning of the session.
According to coordinator Jami Booker, the students attended fiscal court to learn about how county government works.
At the end of his regular report, Sheriff Shane Doyle spoke to the students. "This is the first step. Some of you may become elected officials at the local, state, or even national level," said Doyle. "I am very proud of all of you."
Doyle's son is a member of the student government.
County Clerk Kevin Alexander, who also has a son in the student government, talked to the students. "You are all building leadership skills right now to be our next leaders," he said. "I'm also very proud of each of you."
Coordinator Jami Booker thanked the court for allowing the students to attend the meeting.