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Batavia Resident Named Student Trustee

Christopher Mortenson will serve as the college's student trustee for 2011-12.

Christopher Mortenson, of Batavia, has been elected to serve as Waubonsee Community College’s student trustee for the 2011-2012 academic year. Mortenson was seated at the college’s board of trustees meeting June 15. The student trustee serves as the liaison between the Waubonsee board of trustees and the college’s students, representing students’ interests at the board level.

Last year Mortenson served as a student senator and was an active member of the college’s Diversity Leadership Council, working on the council’s peace pole planting project. He was recently inducted into Phi Theta Kappa. A 2010 graduate of Batavia High School, Mortenson is studying economics and marketing at Waubonsee, with plans to transfer to Northeastern University in Boston.