William Laudon (Dir.)
William Laudon is a senior at Mayo High School and serves as a co-director of the Education Committee. In school, he leads as a marching band drum major, speech and debate captain (and State Speech Champion), and the Mayo student body executive vice president. His passion for performing stems into the community, where he frequently performs in plays, musicals, and with youth companies in the Rochester area. His leadership in various youth-led and youth-driven activities have motivated William to help others. By striving to educate his peers and uplift those around him, William is a proud member of the Rochester Community Initiative and their work to create an inclusive, equitable, and fair world.
Morgan Morey (Dir.)
Morgan Morey is a junior at Century High School who is dedicated to inspiring new generations of leaders through peer-led education and mentorship. As Co-Director of the Education Committee, she is passionate about encouraging empathy as the foundation of lasting change in the Rochester Community and beyond. Morgan cherishes the opportunity to work closely with other passionate youth. Her leadership extends to involvement in Student Government as Junior Class President as well as Junior State of America, a political activism and debate club. She also dedicates time to Century Honors Society and Century cross country and track and field.
Taylor Peterson is a junior at Mayo High School who is determined to create an inclusive environment for those in her community. As a member of the Education Committee, she is dedicated to promoting change through education in the Rochester area and beyond. She is involved in the Mayo Girls Swim & Dive and Mayo Honors Society, along with being the registration director for Mayo Model United Nations and a peer supporter for Mayo’s mental health program.
Sreya Ramar is a junior at Century High School and is a part of the Education Committee. She is a leader for the Century Asian Youth Advocates club, is a part of the Century Silverstars dance team, as well as Century Honors Society. She is passionate about making positive changes in the community by educating and promoting youth voices.
Sasha Penheiter is a senior at Mayo High School and a member of the Education Committee. She is passionate about youth in schools receiving accurate and beneficial health education. Sasha is a member of Mayo’s Student Government, Student School Board, and the Rochester-Olmsted Youth Commission. She dances and is an assistant coach at Rochester Just For Kix and is a captain of the Mayo Fall Dance team. Sasha is also a part of Honors Choirs of SE Minnesota and serves a a student board member. She is passionate about leadership in all forms and is excited to continue to grow her leadership skills and help within the Rochester community as a part of RCI.
Saumya Dubey is a student at Mayo High School. Her leaderships stretches through multiple clubs, she is the Secretary of Key Club, while also being involved in Mayo Student Government, Mayo Honors Society, Mayo Global Affairs, Mayo Unicef Club, Mayo Equity Team, and Rochester-Olmsted Youth Council. She also has been playing soccer since she was young, playing both for Minnesota Rush and Mayo Girls Soccer. She enjoys giving back to her community through volunteering and also believes that educating the next generation of students is extremely important for our future.
Sophia Sanchez is a junior at Mayo High School and is a member of the Education Committee Sophia is also a member of her school’s Equity Team, Honors Society, and a Peer Supporter in the student’s support room. Sophia spends her free time in band, choir, and theatre. Sophia’s goal is to create a positive change within her community.
Julia Sanchez is a junior at Mayo High School and is on the RCI Education team. She is heavily involved with school activities, especially with theater as the stage manager. Julia is a big advocate for equality in all forms. She hopes to show students that using your voice, even at a young age, is very important. In her free time, she likes listening to musicals and cooking.