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Mitchell named Student Regent for SFA

Sydni Mitchell

Sydni Mitchell of Spring has been appointed by Gov. Rick Perry to serve as Student Regent for Stephen F. Austin State University for 2010-2011.

Mitchell will graduate from SFA in May 2010 with a bachelor's degree in child and family development and plans to pursue a master's degree in public administration at SFA. She serves as president of the SFA Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society and is a member of the Lumberjack Leadership Academy and Society for the Advancement of Management.

Mitchell works as a student assistant in the student affairs office and recently interned for The BIG Event, a service-learning project benefitting the Nacogdoches community.

"This is such an amazing opportunity to have the privilege of serving with the Board of Regents and being a voice for the students," Mitchell said.

Mitchell will take office June 1, replacing Morgan Tomberlain of Longview.