NOTTINGHAM, MD—A rising senior at Perry Hall High School has been sworn in as the 2022-2023 student member of the Board of Education of Baltimore County.
Roah Hassan received 54.98 percent of the record number of votes that were cast by students back in March.
Hassan is president of the Perry Hall Class of 2023 Senate. At her school, she is also vice president of Girls Up, events coordinator of the Muslim Student Association, historian of the Rotary Interact Club, and secretary of Mock Trial. Hassan tutors and mentors Perry Hall AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) sophomores. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, and Social Studies Honor Society. At the county level, she is the co-legislative affairs coordinator for Baltimore County Student Councils.
At the state level, she is vice chair of the Maryland High School Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, co-founder/co-executive director of Mic Up, Maryland!, and legislative coordinator of the Maryland Center for School Safety Student Focus Group.
Hassan replaces Christian Thomas, who graduated from Eastern Technical High School in June.