SGA VP, secretary runoff is over

April 25, 2013


Staff Reporter


The race was close but the votes are in and Tech students have spoken.


The students have chosen Maggie Brakeville for  vice president and Reid Brasher for secretary.


The runoff came down to a nine-vote difference for the new  Student Government Association vice president and secretary of the 2013-14 school year.


Maggie Brakeville, a junior agriculture and business major, said she has worked extremely hard on this campaign.


“I made signs and passed out candy to students to get my name out there,” Brakeville said.  “I told people my vision on how to better the university and our campus.”


Brakeville said she is excited for the opportunity to serve and she hopes that she can benefit the students with her decisions.


“I literally screamed out loud when I got the news I had been elected as the new vice president,” Brakeville said. “I can’t wait to move into a new era with Dr. Guice and see what the furture entails under his leadership.”


Brakeville said she wants to make SGA a better organization and get the students more involved with the faculty.


“I hope to increase the number of legislations students pass and I also want to bridge the gap between the students and teachers,” Brakeville said. “I plan on helping the younger students in SGA learn more about our organization and what it stands for.”


The secretary position was won by Reid Brasher, a senior accounting major.


Brasher said he cannot wait to begin making SGA a better organizaiton for the students and campus.


“I’m really excited about being elected SGA secretary,” Brasher said.  “I’m ready to get started with some new internal projects to clean up SGA and help it run more efficiently.”


Brasher said he is ready to work with the other officers and is very appreciative of everyone that gave him their time and vote.


“Allison, Maggie, Jeff and I will make a great team,” Brasher said.  “I really appreciate all the students who took the time to come out and support me and I want everyone to know that it means alot.”


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