Fifth grader serves as council president for a day


From left, councilor Chris Jensen, Council President Megan Wiles, President Xavier Nicholls and councilor Greg O’Connor at the Jan. 10 meeting. (Submitted photos)

By Sadie Hunter


Fifth grader Xavier Nicholls shows off his certificate designating him Noblesville Common Council president for Jan. 10.

At the Noblesville Common Council’s Jan. 10 meeting, a Noblesville Schools student was the center of attention.

Xavier Nicholls, a fifth grader at White River Elementary, served as the acting council president for the evening, alongside newly appointed President Megan Wiles.

Per tradition, the city’s common council presidents donate the opportunity to MillerPalooza, a Noblesville Schools Education Foundation fundraising event, where a certificate is auctioned, and the winner serves as Noblesville Common Council president for one day.