The Missouri Association of Student Councils annually holds a State Convention, hosted by the elected state president school, which brings together over 1,000 student leaders from schools throughout Missouri for a three-day convention. Highlights include nationally known speakers, student-led workshops and breakout sessions, a dance, campaigning and election of state officer schools, scholarships and recognition of Honor Council recipients. All member schools may bring six delegates and must be accompanied by an adult advisor.
2024 state convention
Carthage high school
Carthage high school
76th Annual State Convention
Carthage High School
2600 S River St
Carthage, MO 64836
Date: March 14-16, 2024
Theme: Turn the Tide
Cost: $100 per delegate (students & advisors) for member schools
$150 per delegate (student & advisor) for non member schools
President: Carthage High School
Vice President: Timberland High School
2nd Vice President: Lafayette County C-1 Middle School
Secretary: Branson High School
State Convention Registration
2024 STATE CONVENTION KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Cara Filler is Driven to Inspire. For more than 25 years, Cara has shared her powerful positive leadership and prevention programs with more than 2.5 million people in 5 countries. She has become one of the most sought after female motivational speakers in her field. She empowers students, teachers, parents and complete strangers to make everyday choices count. Why? Because if it causes just ONE person to care more, speak up and stand out – IT’S ALL WORTH IT!
Phil Boyte has traveled the continent for over 35 years working with educators in thousands of schools to transform school culture. He believes in the power of sharing our stories in order to build relationships and trust so everyone can say: I belong here, I am safe here, I can learn and grow here.
Carlos Ojeda Jr. has been called one of the most dynamic speakers in America today. A former university administrator, business professor and small business development center director, he now focuses his energy on empowering students, parents and teachers to succeed by teaching them that their voice is their power. He is a youth development expert, with over fifteen years of experience inspiring students from elementary school to college and education professionals in over 40 states.Combining his entrepreneurial spirit with his passion for changing the lives of youth across the country, he started
Required Forms to Bring to State Convention
2024 State Convention Student Participant Form | Print for every Student, obtain signatures and bring to convention.
2024 State Convention Adult Participant Form | Print one for every Adult, obtain signatures and bring to convention.
2024 Health Form | Print two, obtain signatures. Advisor keeps one, one will be turned in at registration
2024 Checklist | What to bring
We ask that you ONLY use the hotels on our list. We want to support those hotels who were willing to work with MASC and our member schools to host the students and advisors who will be attending.
Hotel List can be found by clicking HERE.
Here is basic information for you:
Each school will make their own reservations. Ask for the MO Association of Student Council Room Block to get the rates.
Here is a spreadsheet of the hotels and contact info.
MASC Districts will provide help to schools who may need assistance in finding a roomie to help with cost.
Call hotels between the hours of 9:00 – 5:00. There will be times when you will need to leave a message for the contact person at the hotel.
Please reserve ONLY the rooms/beds you need.
If paying with a school credit card, you will need to complete a Credit Card Authorization form and return it to the hotel contact. You will also need to bring a hard copy with you to check in.
You will need to email a copy of the school tax exempt form to the hotel contact.
If you need to cancel a reservation, this must be done 48 hours prior to check in.
running for state office
Intent to Run for MASC State Office Form | Due: Friday, February 16, 2024
Electronic copies, video technology and skits/presentations - Due: February 22, 2024