For Immediate Release:
May 2, 2019
Contact: Judi Yorges, Director of External Relations and Communications
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LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts has appointed Kayla Myers of Sidney, IA, to serve as a student representative for Peru State College on the Nebraska State College System (NSCS) Board of Trustees. She will serve during the 2019-2020 academic year.
“The Board of Trustees welcomes the new Student Trustees, and looks forward to their insight and leadership they bring to the Board,” said Gary Bieganski, Chair of the NSCS Board of Trustees.
Myers is a senior majoring in math and secondary math education and minoring in business administration and accounting. Myers is also pursuing an endorsement in coaching and is part of the honors program at Peru State College.
She is involved in the Student Senate, Campus Activities Board, Peru Student Education Association, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Alpha Theta and is a peer tutor in mathematics.
When discussing her appointment, Kayla stated, “I have always been passionate about Peru State College, and I want to do everything I can to help give a voice to the students on campus. I felt there was no better position for a student to contribute than to be a part of the Board of Trustees.”
Myers is the daughter of Kenneth and Willo Myers of Sidney, Iowa.
The NSCS Board of Trustees would also like to thank our outgoing Student Trustees Dawson Brunswick of Chadron State College and Camarie Stratman of Peru State College for the dedication and service to the Board of Trustees.
Governor Ricketts also appointed Sam Klammer (Juniata, Neb.) and Ashley VanMeeteren (Yankton, S.D.) as student representatives to the Nebraska State College System Board of Trustees.
About the Nebraska State College System
The Nebraska State College System serves nearly 9,000 students through three geographically diverse institutions. Combined, the three Colleges offer more than 200 degree, certificate and pre-professional programs that are accessible on the campuses, via the Internet and in several locations throughout the state. With more than 250 credentialed faculty members and 50,000 successful graduates, the Nebraska State College System provides significant human and intellectual capital that contributes to the current and future strength of the State of Nebraska.
Note: This release was originally provided by the Nebraska State College System.