University Laboratory School receives national student council award

For immediate release
June 21, 2017

University Laboratory School Student Council has been awarded a 2017 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils for its exemplary record of leadership, service and activities that serve to improve the school and community.

In a letter congratulating the ULS Student Council, Louisiana’s Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser said, “Receiving this award places the students’ leadership and service at University Lab School among the top four in Louisiana and among some of the best in the nation.”

“Receiving this award reflects the highest level of dedication of our Student Council members as well as our sponsor, ULS Instructor Dr. Emily Peters, in providing a strong, well-rounded student council program at ULS. As an administration, we are proud of these students’ work and challenge them to continue their leadership and service to our school and to our community,” noted ULS Secondary Principal Frank Rusciano.

To meet the requirements for the NASC National Council of Excellence Award, the ULS Student Council had to meet a variety of criteria including being able to demonstrate participation in leadership training for council members, teacher/staff appreciation activities, student recognition programs, school and community service projects, spirit activities, goal setting, financial planning and active participation in state and national student council associations.


For more information:

Adrienne Gale

University Laboratory School

Communications Manager

(225) 933-9017