Southwest District

Welcome to the Southwest District of Missouri Association of Student Councils, Missouri’s premier student leadership organization! The Southwest District is open to all public and private middle, junior and senior high schools in the Southwest region. The Southwest District is sponsored by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals and the Missouri Association of Student Councils.

District Board Representative

Valerie Poynor, Strafford High School
Phone: 417-736-7000 ext. 1472
Fax: 417-736-7020

2020 Officer Schools

President – Pleasant Hope High School
1st VP – Lamar High School
2nd VP – Nevada Middle School
Secretary – Sarcoxie High School

2019 Southwest District Meeting | October 25, 2019

2019 Southwest District Meeting
Carthage High School
2600 S River St
Carthage, MO 64836

District Meeting Registration Cost: $12
District Membership Dues: $10
Southwest Registration and Annual Dues Deadline: To Be Determined
Southwest District T-Shirt Design
Southwest Convention Schedule

Running for District Office

Officer Application Form | Due: October 12, 2017
Officer Responsibilities 


Summer Leadership Workshop Student Scholarship Online Application | Due: April 10, 2018
Summer Leadership Workshop Advisor Scholarship Online Application | Due: April 10, 2018

2019 – 2020 Southwest Advisors of the Year

Jina Richardson | Lebanon High School | High School Advisor of the Year
Kim Lloyd | Lebanon High School | Administrator of the Year

2019 Southwest District Officer Training

The Southwest District is offering a training opportunity for student council officers and advisors. Topics will include dealing with conflict, communication, how to lead a meeting, and there will also be time allowed to share ideas. This will be held at Strafford High School in Strafford, MO on Thursday, August 29th, 2019, from 8:30-1:30. Please register your students by filling out this form.

Update: The one and only, youth motivational speaker and Southwest Missouri native, Kyle Scheele, will be presenting for four hours to our officers on Friday, August 30th, at Strafford High School (time is tentatively set for 8:30-1:30 and lunch will be included).  Put it on your calendar and make plans to attend!

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Cost: Information Coming Soon
Theme: Information Coming Soon

More information will be available in the Spring!

More information to be posted here as it becomes available.