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Q&A with Mock Trial, DECA and Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council members over social distanced summer activities

The Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) poses for a photo after their annual Howl-o-ween fall event. Howl-o-ween, former Bow Wow Bash, is an event hosted by the council that features a doggie costume pageant as well as various activities for Carmel’s dogs and their owners to participate in.

Maddie Kosc

June 20, 2020

CMYC, Nimish Bhat, rising senior 1. What impact did the coronavirus pandemic have on your most recent term (19-20)? "It had a lot of different impacts on the council. One main thing is the fact that we can’t meet in person. Especially right now, since our new term is starting, it is really important ...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) Events Canceled, Applications Modified

Carmel Mayor's Youth Council (CMYC) Events Canceled, Applications Modified

Edward Dong

April 10, 2020

What exactly is CMYC? CMYC stands for Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council. Basically, we are a club/organization that is not associated with any school. We’re actually associated with the mayor’s office, and we do events and community outreach and things like that. It’s been a great experience t...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to host dodgeball tournament Jan. 17.

Nina Metaxas, CMYC vice president and senior, works on homework during SRT. According to Metaxas, CMYC is currently working on finalizing the details for its upcoming dodgeball tournament, which will take place Jan. 17.

Angela Li

January 17, 2020

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) will host its annual dodgeball tournament at the CHS fieldhouse Jan. 17, according to Nina Metaxas, CMYC vice president and senior. Metaxas said students can form teams and sign-up for the tournament by picking up forms in the Activities Office. “The winner will ...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to plan Toy Drive, Kid’s Booth

Nina Metaxas, Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) vice president and senior, looks at her binder during SRT. Metaxas said CMYC is working hard to plan their holiday events, Toy Drive and Kid’s Booth, both of which will take place during the first week of December.

Angela Li

December 2, 2019

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) will meet on Dec. 4 to continue planning its holiday events, according to Nina Metaxas, CMYC vice president and senior. Metaxas said this meeting will be very important for the group, as two of CMYC’s events, Toy Drive and Kid’s Booth, fall back-to-back later ...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to plan Howl-o-ween dog event

Nina Mexatas, Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) vice president and senior, looks at the CMYC website during SRT. Mexatas said the recent ultimate frisbee tournament was a success and that CMYC is looking forward to the upcoming Howl-o-ween dog event.

Angela Li

September 25, 2019

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) will host the second annual Howl-o-ween event at West Park on Oct. 26, according to Nina Mexatas, CMYC vice president and senior. “It’s a dog halloween event. There’s an orange carpet and a dog pageant show, so they’ll wear costumes and they walk down t...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to organize Art Gala, induct new members

Members of the Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) gather in City Hall for a meeting. CMYC sponsor Kelli Prader said via email that the council’s recent dodgeball tournament was a success.

Emily Dexter

April 24, 2019

According to Rik Bag, Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) president and senior, the council plans to put on the annual Carmel Art Gala on April 28 at the Palladium. The Art Gala raises funds for Riley Children’s Hospital, in conjunction with Music for Miracles. “The committee (organizing the gal...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to participate in White River Vision Plan, open applications


	“This will kind of be my last part of the legacy that I’m going to be leaving for CMYC,” Bag said. “Last year when I was part of the interview council, I thought that was a really, really cool thing to be a part of, and I’m excited to see what kind of people we get this year and what we can do.”

Emily Dexter

February 15, 2019

According to Kelli Prader, Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) sponsor, on Feb. 16 the council will participate in the White River Vision Plan, put on by Hamilton County Tourism. During the event, CMYC members plan to walk along and clean up the river, and then meet with representatives of Hamilton ...

National Junior Honors Society toy drive to take place Dec. 14 at CHS

Shubhi Sinha, Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) member and senior, participates in a CMYC meeting. CMYC sponsor Kelli Prader said council members such as Sinha will each be donating three toys to the National Junior Honors Society toy drive.

Emily Dexter

December 12, 2018

According to Kelli Prader, Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) sponsor, this year’s National Junior Honors Society (NJHS) toy drive will take place on Dec. 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria. In a change from previous years, when the donated toys went to the Julian Center, the toy driv...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council prepares for ultimate frisbee tournament, Howl-o-ween

Rik Bag (right), Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) president and senior, talks with friends during lunch. Bag said, “CMYC is kind of like a mix of the best high schoolers in the entire community. It’s a really good environment to be able to speak your thoughts about whatever we’re discussing at that time.”

Emily Dexter

September 13, 2018

According to Rik Bag, Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) president and senior, CMYC plans to host its ultimate frisbee tournament on Sept. 14. Bag said there will be a fee for entry, and the proceeds will go to the nonprofit organization of the winning team’s choice. “It gives you a prize for winning...

For Your Information: CHS students create informational videos for Carmel residents

For Your Information: CHS students create informational videos for Carmel residents

Angela Li

March 23, 2018

The Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) is working with city officials to make informational videos for Carmel residents. Jack Joliet, member of the video-making committee and senior, said, “The CMYC got a request from the engineering department at the mayor’s office that they wanted us to help ma...