Colton Williamson, a University of Montevallo senior from Hazel Green, Alabama, was recently elected student trustee for UM’s Student Government Association.
Williamson is a senior finance and marketing double major at the University. In addition to serving on SGA as trustee, he also serves as the college of business senator. Williamson is an honorary member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, president of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee and is involved in many other organizations on and off campus.
“I would like to impress on fellow students the significance of this position; not in regard to my own achievement, but in understanding that this position represents the many voices of the students on this campus,” said Williamson. “I am extremely honored to be elected to this position. It is a great opportunity to present a voice in the administrative and fiduciary process, and I will strive to represent each and every student on this campus with a duty to stand up for the good of the student body.”
The University of Montevallo Student Government Association strives to facilitate better relationships between the faculty, administration, staff and student body. They work to assess problems, make positive improvements and coordinate change at the University of Montevallo. SGA promotes the ideals of the University, ensures unity through diversity and serves as the student voice to the faculty and administration.
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