Clinton kicks off the campaign


Jacqueline Geller

Senior Maddie Curtis speaks to the people at her first rally as Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Jacqueline Geller

The CHS mock debate process officially started during lunch on Oct. 14. Senior Maddie Curtis of Spring Lake Heights will play the role of Hillary Clinton. At her first team meeting, she welcomed everyone who came to support her and made highlighted how she feels ready to be a part of the debate. The meeting included a discussion of what Clinton stands for and possible campaign strategies.

Part of the team includes Jenna Cohen of Freehold as the campaign manager, Rachel Fenniman of Oakhurst as the press spokesperson, Armando LaMastra of Holmdel as the treasurer and Connor Bruneau of Spring Lake as Clinton’s running mate.

Curtis stressed that one of her goals is to carry out the campaign in a civilized manner. She plans to use as little slang as possible, especially in the debate.

The Clinton campaign has not started yet, but Curtis is already boosted with confidence.

“Watch out, fellow candidates, because I’m bringing my A game. I’m laying out my policies, uniting this nation, and hopefully convincing this student body that I, Hillary Clinton, am the best candidate in the 2016 presidential election,” Curtis said.

The next Clinton campaign meeting will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 19, first half of lunch in room 208.