Meet the Student Representatives to the School Board
Every year, seniors and juniors from William Allen and Dieruff join the School Board as Student Representatives. It provides a hands-on learning experience on how the District and Board of Directors work to serve the students and community. This year’s Student Representatives from Allen include:
Nicole Rafiee – senior at William Allen. Nicole is actively involved in the school’s Drama Club, Student Forum, PTSA, and CAMP. She volunteers at the Color Run and Student Forum activities. Nicole plans to attend Temple University and is considering a Pre-Med track.
Alternative Board Representative
Anthony Richards – senior at William Allen. Anthony is President of Allen’s Mu Alpha Theta Chapter, and a member of National Honor Society, Theatre Department and the Chorale. He has participated in William Allen Chorale’s community service trip. Upon graduation, Anthony plans to attend the University of Southern California and double major in Creative Writing and another English/Communications field.
Alternate Education/Finance Committee Representative
Ian Michaels – senior at William Allen. Ian is a member of the school’s National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta Chapter, Student Forum, class treasurer, and is on Allen’s Baseball team. He participates in club volunteer activities and works part-time. Although narrowing down choices, Ian plans to attend college and earn a degree in Finance.
Human Relations Commission Representative
Katherine Vasquez – senior at William Allen. Katherine is on National Honor Society, the Allen Girls’ Field Hockey Team, and a member of PPL’s Engineering Explorer Program. She is actively involved in her church and church youth group. Katherine is planning to attend Messiah College to pursue a degree in both Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Alternative Human Relations Commission Representatives
Raul Siejo – senior at William Allen. Raul is on the Debate Team, Key Club, Drama Club, Odyssey of the Mind and Allen’s SADD Chapter. He enjoys spending time playing volleyball, reading and cooking. Raul plans to go on to a four-year college where he hopes to major in Political Science.
Jasmilca Del Cid – senior at William Allen.
Education/Finance Committee Representative
Keiry Pichardo Ramirez – senior at William Allen. Kiery is the vice president of the school’s Latino Leadership Club. She volunteers at the Children’s Festival at Jordan Park and enjoys playing volleyball. Kiery is reviewing college options and will focus her academics in the Communications/Media field.