SCHOOL OF LEADERS
The students of Shostka Institute are youth with an active view of life who seek to express their views openly and influence the course of events, make plans and implement them.
The centre of Students’ Government in high school was the Student Council, which deals with all matters of education and welfare, protection of rights and interests, organizes leisure for students.
The Student Council consists of 7 students: a student director, a secretary and five deputies in the following areas: educational, sports and cultural and mass work; informational, social, vocational guidance and adaptive work.
During the existence of Shostka Institute Students’ Government accumulated a significant experience, combined with healthy ambition was the key to future success. Traditional contests in high school were “Studentskyi debiut”, “Mister and Miss Institute”, “Studentska Vesna”, “Posviata v Studenty” and sports activities such as “Den Zdorovia”, “Zdorova Natsiia” and action “Let’s Make Ukraine clean” and others.
The desire of students to help and support neighbors led to the creation of voluntary organization and charitable fund “Shchastia v Doloniakh”, which has held numerous fundraising events for the treatment of sick children, gifts for orphans on Christmas Day.
A significant incentive to effective studying and active participation in social work for the youth of higher school was the victory in the contest for the best group of the Institute. The reward was a tourist voucher around the most interesting places in Ukraine.
The Student Council of the Institute plans a lot of projects. And they will be implemented, as the Students’ Government cooperates with public authorities, funds, for-profit businesses, and donor organizations, Students’ Governments of other higher schools and youth organizations, Trade Union and administration of the Institute.
The composition of the student committee ShISumDU
1. Serdiuk Ivan – Students’ Director
2. Naumova Polina – Majoritarian Candidate to the Students’Rectorate
3. Yushchenko Anastasiia – Deputy Students’ Director forSocial Work
4. Bezuhla Anna – Secretory of Student Board
5. Sachko Olha – Deputy Students’ Director for Career Guidance
6. Marenets Vadym – Deputy Students’ Director for Scientific Work
7. Barsukova Maryna – Deputy Students’ Director for Cultural and Sports Activity
Meet - amateur teams of the student club
Students’ club, where several amateur groups work, has become a leisure centre for boys and girls of Shostka Institute. Let’s get acquainted!
STEM (Students’ Theatre of Pop Sketches). It is the oldest folk amateur art team of Students’ club. It was created by V.H. Burynda, the teacher of Chemical-Technological College in early 1977. Now the artistic director of the group is Hennadii Fedorovych Filon. STEM is a constant participant and a winner of student festivals and competitions of the genre, to be held in different cities of Ukraine and other countries. In 1997 the team was awarded with the title of “people’s”. The participants of STEM take an active part in local concerts and celebrations, their performances are very popular among residents and visitors of Shostka.
Folk Vocal Ensemble “Suziria”. The team was formed on September 1, 1994. Irina Sokolova has been its founder and a permanent leader for years. From the beginning it became a permanent band member, a multiple winner of competitions and festivals of different levels, such as “ Studentska Vesna”, “Krolevetski Rushnyky”, “ Vid Sertsia do Sertsia”, “Pisennyi Zorepad”. The team is constantly working at widening a repertoire, increasing vocal skills. It takes an active part in all cultural events. It is especially popular among students and residents of town. In 2013 the vocal ensemble “Suziria” was awarded with the title of “people’s”.
Folk Dance Ensemble “Svitanok”. It was created on September 1, 1996. The leaders of the ensemble are Tatyana and Oleg Demych, Exemplary Educationalists of Ukraine. The meaningful and significant achievements of the team are victories in a variety of regional, national and international competitions and festivals such as “Poliski Vizerunky”, “Kyivske Dyvokolo ”, “Slovianskyi Kubok”, “Vesniani Arabesky”, “Alchevskoe Zarevo”, “Laskrava Kraina”, “Usi My Dity Tvoi, Ukraino!”, “Nasha Zemlia – Ukraina”, “Slobozhanska Osin”, “Dzherelo Nadii”, Ukrainian Festival of Choreography named after Pavlo Virskyi. The repertoire of the ensemble consists of folk and modern dance, stylized compositions. Folk dance ensemble “Svitanok” is known and loved far beyond the region. In 2004, the ensemble received the title of “people’s”.
Students’ Choreographic Studio “Mriia”. The youngest amateur creative team was created by a group of students 2 years ago. The ideological inspirer and a leader is a college senior Maryna Barsukova. The lyrical and romantic and expressive dance performances of the group cause unrestrained emotions of viewers of all ages and aesthetic preferences.