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Somonauk Resident Named Waubonsee Student Trustee

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Student Trustee Mekenah Merrill

Mekenah Merrill, of Somonauk, has been elected to serve as Waubonsee Community College’s Student Trustee for the 2013-2014 academic year. Merrill was seated at the college’s board of trustees meeting June 19. 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.

Merrill is a 2012 graduate of Somonauk High School, where she was active in student government before becoming a student senator at Waubonsee last year. A member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Merrill has maintained a 3.92 grade-point average while studying political science and foreign languages at the college.