2020 Candidates

Speaker of the House Candidates

Emily Markey 

Cherryland Middle School

What are your hobbies?

I like to spend my free time skateboarding, playing video games, reading and playing softball. 

What are the school activities you participate in?

The school activities I participate in are musical theater and softball

Why do you want to run for this position? 

I ran for speaker of the house last year, and I won.I was in the student leadership group last year, and I assisted with many projects. I enjoyed doing it last year, so I would enjoy running this year



Olivia Guarisco 

Petoskey Middle School

What are your hobbies?

I like to spend my free time with my family doing stuff like traveling, snorkeling and camping. Most of my free time goes to the Youth Council I am a part of that is run my Enbridge where we discuss ideas on how to make the company and even the world a better place.

What are the school activities you participate in?

The school activities that I have participated in is I was editor for the yearbook club, I started and ran my own club called: The Green Team. Also, this is my second year of Youth and Government.

Why do you want to run for this position? 

I am interested in this leadership position because I meant to do it last year but ended up backing down last minute, but I was to give it a shot this year. I am very passionate about YIG and am strong minded!


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