Posted by Emily Hart on 2011-04-01
Votes have been cast and ballots have been tallied for Samford University’s Student Government Association (SGA) Student Executive Board elections for 2011-12. Those elected are not strangers to Samford as almost all previously participated in SGA.
The new officers are:
Riley Westmoreland, political science major from Vestavia Hills, Ala., president.
Trevor Starnes, junior history major from Franklin, Tenn., vice president for events.
Tori Bragg, junior political science major from Windermere, Fla., vice president for public relations.
David Reece, sophomore pre-business major from Clarksville, Tenn., vice president for Senate.
Drew Hall, freshman pre-business major from Madison, Miss., vice president for development.
The new officers will be inaugurated April 19.
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.