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Student Government earns Gold Council!

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Congratulations to Horizon's Student Government for earning

the National Gold Council of Excellence Award!

Horizon High School Student Government Earns

National Recognition

Thornton, CO (April 6, 2021)—For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, the Horizon High School Student Government has been recognized as a 2021 National Gold Council of Excellence by National Student Council (NatStuCo).

“Receiving a National Gold Council of Excellence Award reflects the highest dedication on the part of the school to providing a strong, well-rounded student council program,” said Nara Lee, National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Director of Student Leadership. “NatStuCo applauds the work of the National Gold Councils of Excellence and challenges them to continue their leadership and service to their schools and communities.”

To meet the requirements for the National Council of Excellence Award, a student council must meet a variety of criteria. In addition to basic requirements such as a written constitution, regular meetings, a democratic election process, the councils have demonstrated successful sponsorship and participation in activities such as leadership development and service to the school and community. Councils awarded the gold level of the award have successfully demonstrated the highest levels of leadership.

About National Student Council

National Student Council (NatStuCo) provides and promotes professional development and leadership training to student council advisers who, in turn, teach leadership skills to student council members. NatStuCo is dedicated to preparing and empowering student leaders to better serve their schools and communities. For more information, visit

Way to go #HawkNation Student Government!