Student Government Association to head region for 2016-2017: San Jacinto College active in state leadership

06.16.2016 | By Andrea Vasquez

All three San Jacinto College campus’ Student Government Association (SGA) organizations were elected to lead the Texas Junior College Student Government Association (TJCSGA) Region V for the 2016-2017 academic year at this year’s TJCSGA state convention.

San Jacinto College students Madeline Pool (Central Campus SGA) will serve as president, Tyree Hampton (North Campus SGA) will serve as vice president and Wilfred Alequin-Perea (South Campus SGA) will serve as secretary.

Central Campus Student Engagement and Activities Coordinator, Amanda Rose, was also honored for completing her two-year term as the TJCSGA state advisor. In this role, she led student leaders at the state level on a variety of tasks, topics and issues, including facilitating the state convention. Rose was recognized by the state assembly as an outstanding advisor for her students both at San Jacinto College and statewide. In addition, she was honored by state leaders for her individual impact on students’ lives and development.

Pictured by row left to right: First row: Joanna Zimmerman, San Jacinto College associate vice chancellor for student services; Erin Lewis, San Jacinto College North Campus student engagement and activities coordinator; Amanda Rose, San Jacinto College Central Campus student engagement and activities coordinator; Madeline Pool; and Daniel Byars, San Jacinto College South Campus student engagement and activities coordinator. Second row: Naomi Rosales, Francesca D’Agostaro, Karla Melgar, and Wilfred Alequin. Third row: Jesus DeLeon and Tyree Hampton. Top: Jeffrey Ryan. Photo credit: Amanda Fenwick, San Jacinto College marketing, public relations, and government affairs department.

About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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