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Photos: Students Take Over Villa Hills Government

Students took over Villa Hills's government on Wednesday night.
5th grade students from Villa Madonna Academy, River Ridge Elementary, and St. Joseph School in Crescent Springs participated in a city council shadow night.
Students from the three schools wrote essays on why they wanted to be part of city leadership and the top essay writers were chosen to be part of this special experience. 
At the meeting, council took care of regular business, and on the agenda was a special resolution recognizing Villa Madonna Academy’s two state champion chess teams The K-1 and K-3 teams along with their coach, Ajdin Dropic, were recognized at the meeting with a special resolution that will be part of Villa Hills’s history books.
The students:
Mayor Seth Dossa (River Ridge), public works director Jonah Gambrel (River Ridge), fire authority chair Carter Schroer (River Ridge), police chief Chloe Haskamp (River Ridge), city attorney Evelyn Kuhns (Villa Madonna), city engineer Emma Emma Stocker (St. Joseph), events & beautification Annika Kasle (River Ridge), public works chair Breann Roe (River Ridge), finance chair Janie McManus (St. Joseph), administration chair Jaden Allen (River Ridge), city administrator/clerk Adam Hassoun (Villa Madonna), and safety chair Zoey Lyttle (River Ridge).
EDITOR'S NOTE: Last year's photos were inadvertently submitted for publication by the schools. The correct photos from 2017 have now been published.
-Staff report
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