NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University‘s Student Government Association has a new group of officers for the 2019/2020 academic year.
The new student leadership, including a Mr. TSU and a Miss TSU, was announced by the Student Election Commission on April 5, during a ceremony in the university’s Amphitheater.
Frank Stevenson, dean of students and associate vice president for Student Affairs, along with other Student Affairs staff, was on hand to congratulate the new officers when the election results were announced.
Katelyn Thompson, of Memphis, a rising senior with a double major in criminal justice and psychology, was elected the new SGA president, while Ryan Smith, a senior agricultural science major from Atlanta, is the new SGA executive vice president.
Memphis native Jada Crisp, a rising senior business supply chain management major, won the coveted crown to become the 90th Miss Tennessee State University. Damyr Moore, as the new Mr. TSU, will escort her. Moore is a senior mass communications major from Atlanta.
“These new officers are an amazing group of students,” said Tasha Andrews, director of Student Activities. “The outgoing leadership did a great job and they left a nice foundation for these students to continue to build upon. We are celebrating the 90th Miss TSU, so that’s exciting and a monumental year, so we want to do some amazing things to celebrate that.”
Following is the list of the new Miss TSU court and other members of the SGA:
Mr. Senior – Daryus Drayton – Psychology
Miss Senior – Kristian Taylor – Marketing
Senior Class Treasurer – Lawrence Evans – Criminal Justice
Junior Class President – Makayla Davis – Mass Communication
Mr. Junior – Naton Smith, Jr. – Health Sciences
Miss Junior – Maya Howard – Business Marketing
Sophomore Class Vice President – Emmanuel Wallace – Agricultural Sciences
Mr. Sophomore – Mark Davis – Mass Communications
Miss Sophomore – Mayora Berry – Mass Communications
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