About Us

HCASC invites all middle and high school students interested in leadership with a purpose to participate in our unique student-run monthly meetings the second Wednesday of every month:

  • learn leadership skills and best practices
  • discuss current events impacting students in HCPSS
  • share your ideas directly with the Student Member of the Board of Education and other HCPSS leaders
  • explore ways to make a difference in their schools and communities
  • have fun!

Come see what 100 student leaders, athletes, and artists, who meet each month already know- HCASC is for students who want to get involved and work together to make their schools and HCPSS as strong as they can be.

Find out more

HCASC Officer Team 2019-2020

Cindy Drummond, Advisor, cindy_drummond@hcpss.org

Alex Eapen, President, hcascpresident@gmail.com

Athena Verghis, Vice President, hcascvicepresident@gmail.com

Archana Swaminathan, Corresponding Secretary, hcasctreasurer@gmail.com

Kiana Wambui, Recording Secretary, hcascsecretary@gmail.com

HCASC Appointed Officer Team 2019-2020

Hannah Witkin, Chief of Staff, hrwitkin@gmail.com

Co-Tu Doan, Webmaster, doan.cotu@gmail.com 

Second Vice Presidents

  • Rohan Warrier
  • Tanisha Khan

SMOB Convention Committee

  • Sakshi Gholap, Director
  • Dhriti Vadlakonda
  • Aidan Conley

Public Relations Committee

  • Nehal Naqvi, Chair
  • Joyce Lee
  • Veronica Kim
  • Samantha Mosley

Health and Social Issues Committee

  • Mariya Ahmed, Chair
  • Shivani Modi
  • Trisha Reddy

Environmental Affairs Committee

  • Rishika Kokatam, Chair
  • Hannah Fang

State Legislative Affairs Committee

  • Jonathon Di Pietro, Chair
  • Hunter Craig
  • Peter Banyas
  • Neha Dinesh

Special Elections Committee

  • Elizabeth Banyas, Co-chair
  • Peyton Thomas, Co-chair
  • Sashita Subburaj

STEM Committee

  • Maggie Yin, Chair
  • Joshua Drasin
  • Naomi Han
  • Tausha Poreddy

Art Coordinators

  • Sam Selliger, Chair
  • Lynzee Louden


  • Shubhi Saxena, Chair
  • Mackenzie Carr
  • Abdulmalik Shuaib

SGA Liasons

  • Chris Lidard, Chair
  • Panav Gududuri

MASC Liason

  • Jayshree Srinivasan