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Aurora Resident Named Waubonsee Student Trustee

Mildreth Torres, of Aurora, has been elected to serve as Waubonsee Student Trustee for 2016-2017

Mildreth Torres, of Aurora, has been elected to serve as Waubonsee Community College’s Student Trustee for 2016-2017. Torres was seated at the college’s board of trustees meeting April 20. 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.

A political science major, Torres graduated from Oswego East High School in May 2015 and hopes to attend law school, and then become a civil rights attorney. She is currently president of Waubonsee Business and Entrepreneurship Club and is involved in Campus Activities Board and a new student club, C.A.R.E., a club which assists Waubonsee’s office of Student Life to do service activities and civic engagement.

“I am looking forward to gaining this experience and serving as the voice of the students,” Torres said of her new role as student trustee.