• The Independence High School Black Student Union is an organization of members who are interested or already share a love for black culture. Our goal is to promote a positive and productive representation of the African American community through:

    • Celebration of black culture
    • Engaging in discussions designed to help foster a better understanding of experiences and issues that impact African American students
    • Empowering students to be powerful, positive agents of change in the school and community
    • Educating student in black history
    • Promoting academic excellence
    • Providing outreach opportunities to build connections within the county


    This club is student governed with faculty supervision, support and sponsorship. All students are invited to be a part of the club regardless of racial and/or cultural differences. New members are welcome to join at any time throughout the school year.


    Club President: Madison Aikins

    Vice President- Jayden Johnson

    Secretary- Myles Mercer & Atehna Wright

    Historian- Skyla Gonzales


    Ms. Jocelyn Culver 

    Ms. Asia Arnold 

    Ms. Rashaun Trammel

    Ms. Tasnin Shah

    Dr. VonEnde Coleman 

    Mr. Lindell Palmer 

    Mr. Eric Slauson