Naggena Ohri, who is part of the class of 2021 at Leonardtown High School, was elected as the Student Member of the Board of Education of St. Mary’s County for the 2019-2020 school year. Naggena is an active member of her school’s Principal’s Advisory Committee, Student Council, National Honor Society, and varsity tennis team. Naggena has also taken steps to better the community through her civic engagement. In 2018, Naggena and a few students ran a campaign called Fly4aCure and raised over $400,000 for blood cancer research. Naggena’s focus will center on empowering students’ voices and working with the Board of Education to ensure students have a say in the decision making process. Additionally, Naggena will concentrate her efforts on school safety and security within schools.