Student Government met for elections on April 24th. The 2018-19 Student Government Executive Board members are Joseph Sharman, President; Dn. Michael Shepherd, Vice President; Silouan Burns, Treasurer; Justin Griffing, Secretary; Robert West, Dormitory Representative; Ephraim Tauck, Off-Campus Representative.
The 2017-18 Executive Board members were Joseph Sharman, President; Robert West, Vice President; Augustine Lewton, Treasurer; Isaac Lampart, Secretary; Rony John, Dormitory Representative; Timothy Kolb, Off-Campus Representative. Gratitude was expressed to those completing their term of office, for their service.
In addition to electing new officers, the spring 2018 Student Government General Assembly approved a number of updates and corrections to the bylaws, and it voted to sell 80th anniversary t-shirts and mugs at the 2018 St. Tikhon's Monastery Pilgrimage.
Student Government sponsors get-togethers for seminarians and families, such as a bowling night in the fall and a softball game in the spring. Additionally, this year Student Government sponsored a gathering with seminarians and local OCF (Orthodox Christian Fellowship) college students, participated in the annual FOCA (Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America) conference, set up a a small recycling effort on-campus, encouraged students to raise funds from their home parishes for St. Tikhon's, and worked to build stronger lines of communication between the student body and the Board of Trustees.
Story by Seminarian Joseph Sharman, Student Government President