Candidate Breakdown: Jakira Bowman


Walat Gozeh

Jakira Bowman. Your future Secretary of Publicity.

Spartans it is election season! Here at The Spartan, we believe that everyone deserves a voice, and the value that reporting news has on society today. In acting on this mission, we sat down with every candidate running for the 2023-2024 Cabinet, so that he/she can introduce themselves and share their platform. Voting is during 2nd – 6th period in front of the Spartan Room on April 21, 2023. Enjoy knowing who is on the ballot and happy voting!

About the Candidate:
Q: What is your name and what position are you running for?
A: my name is Jakira Bowman, and I am running for Secretary of Publicity.

Q: Can you describe yourself and your personality?
A: I am an outgoing person that enjoys going hanging out with my friends and doing activities and adventures. I also enjoy trying new things.

Q: What do you enjoy about Doherty?
A: I enjoy the people that are here, and how they try and build a community.


Q: Have you been in student council before, if not what is something like it that you have been involved in?
A: I have not, but I have been in Link Crew.

Q: What have you experienced that makes you a good candidate for the position?
A: I would say that I have been in yearbook, I have been in journalism, and I also work at daycares. So, I like to get out there and be a part of the community as much as possible.

Q: What is Doherty’s biggest problem and how would you fix it?
A: I would say respect, and I think we need to talk about what that definition is, and making sure students are respectful to all. Also keeping in mind that the adults and teachers are respectful to students.

Q: What do you think the position you running for entails?
A: The posters that we do for spirit weeks and harvest of love, I plan the nights to make those. As well as a lot of the posts that go out about anything that is coming up.