NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University‘s Student Government Association has a new group of officers for the 2017/2018 academic year.
The new student leadership, including a Mr. TSU and a Miss TSU, was announced by the Student Election Commission Friday, April 7, during a ceremony in the university’s Amphitheater.
TSU President Glenda Glover, along with staff from the Office of Student Affairs, was on hand to congratulate the new officers when the election results were announced.
JerMilton Woods, of Memphis, a rising senior majoring in Performance and Sports Sciences, was elected the new SGA president, while Justus Watson, a senior Agricultural Science major from Atlanta, is the new SGA vice president.
Memphis native Kayla Smith, a rising senior Health Sciences major, is Miss. TSU. Alec Forrest, as the new Mr. TSU, will escort her. Forrest is a senior accounting major from Jackson, Tennessee.
“We are excited about the potential for these new student leaders and the impact they will be making on the student body,” said Alex Atkinson, assistant dean of Student Engagement and Life.
Following is the list of the new Miss TSU court and other members of the SGA.
Mr. Senior – Andrew Crawford from Nashville – a rising senior Health Science major
Mrs. Senior – Daniellle Perry from Stone Mountain, Georgia – a rising senior, Child Development major
Senior Class President – Marquis Austin from Cincinnati, Ohio – a rising senior Business Administration major
Junior Class President – Prudencio Logan from Stone Mountain, Georgia – a rising junior Mass Communication major
Junior Class Secretary – Elyse Long from Harrison Township, Michigan – a rising sophomore Biology: Pre-Med major
Mr. Junior – Darien McGhee from Memphis, Tennessee – a rising Junior Mechanical Engineering major
Miss. Junior – Brandi BeCoats from Brentwood, Tennessee – a rising Junior Health Science major
Sophomore Class President – Makayla McCree from Detroit, Michigan – a rising sophomore Political Science major
Sophomore Class Vice President – Donald Thompson from Cincinnati, Ohio – a rising sophomore Finance and Economics major
Sophomore Class Treasurer – Ryan Smith from Atlanta, Georgia – a rising sophomore Economics and Finance major
Mr. Sophomore – Jonathon Hammock from Anderson, Indiana – a rising sophomore Finance major
Miss Sophomore – Sierra Holmes from Orlando, Florida – a rising sophomore Fashion Merchandising major
Representative At Large
- Shelby Davis from Waldorf, Maryland – a rising sophomore Biology: Pre-Med major
- Denisha Adewole from Nashville – a rising senior Biology major
- Sunnisha Stephenson from St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands – a rising Junior Criminal Justice major.
- Darren Evans from St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands – a rising Junior Civil Engineering major
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