Student Trustee

Each year, a student election is held at Spoon River College to elect a Student Trustee (term is served May – April of each calendar year). Petitions may be picked up each year beginning February, and voting takes place online in early March.

Requirements

  • Attend Board of Trustees Meetings on a monthly basis and as needed at other times
  • Update the Board of Trustees on college events and student life activities
  • Represent the student body on the Student Government Association in either Canton or Macomb

Benefits

  • Gain leadership skills
  • Further the interests and promote the welfare of SRC students
  • Opportunities to attend state student trustee meetings and conferences
  • Receive a one-year stipend toward your tuition and fees for up to 30 credit hours (not to exceed a pre-determined amount for each semester).

Candidates for Student Trustee 2019 - 2020 

Voting is March 5th and 6th

Log onto MySRC on March 5th and 6th to cast your vote!


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Ryan Bates

Educational background and future plans (major at SRC and plans after attending SRC):

  • Went to Canton High School
  • Majoring in Biological Sciences
  • Plan on going to WIU after SRC for Pre-Med studies
  • Ultimate Goal: General Surgeon, but I've also thought about going into Radiology!

Reason for Running for Student Trustee:

   I believe the position of Student Trustee will help me in life.  The skills I learn, such as leadership skills and better communication skills, will be building blocks for whatever I choose to do in life.  Another reason for running is to help my fellow SRC students by helping their voices to be heard.

Qualifications:

   I am a manager at Canton McDonald's; so I've had experience leading others before.  I am also a pretty sociable person, meaning that I'm always willing to talk to new people and get my voice heard.  Because of my work, I am also hardworking and attentive.  I help my employees figure out our problems and work to solve them, along with our goals for a shift.



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Kalan Lancaster

Educational background and future plans (major at SRC and plans after attending SRC):

  • Major at SRC: Political Science
  • Plans after SRC: To Be Determined

Reason for Running for Student Trustee:

  • Try new things
  • Try to be active during my time at SRC
  • Seeking leadership position at SRC

Qualifications:

  • Get along well with others
  • Think outside the box
  • Strong communication skills
  • Open-minded


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Molly Linder

Educational background and future plans (major at SRC and plans after attending SRC):

  • Went to Canton High School
  • Majoring in Liberal Arts
  • Will continue for Bachelor's Degree

Reason for Running for Student Trustee:

   I am running for the Student Trustee position because I think it's a great opportunity to be involved in my school.  I also think it would be interesting to be on an active board and to vote on student related issues.

Qualifications:

  • 2017-2018 CHS German Club President
  • Fall 2018 SRC President's List