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Student Trustee Application

Applicants for Student Trustee must have:

  • A minimum of 12 completed college-level course hours at the Alamo Colleges District.
  • Be currently enrolled in one of the Alamo Colleges and maintain enrollment in at least six credit hours during the election period and throughout the Student Trustee’s term of office (Summer enrollment is optional).
  • Be in good academic and civic standing with the Alamo Colleges District.
  • Be enrolled at any of the Alamo Colleges and able to serve a term that will begin on May 1st and end on April 30th.
  • Have a GPA of at least 2.5; and
  • Not hold an earned post-secondary degree.
Also Encouraged:
  • Proof of community service hours
  • Participated in a Student Club or Organization

Applying students are to submit:

  • A brief personal essay addressing their interest and credential for this position.
  • A Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) form; and
  • A presentation one week before the Board Meeting.

Students who meet the requirements and submit an essay will then be invited to an interview.

In the interview be ready to discuss:

  • Your academic standing
  • Your community serve hours
  • The demographic make-up of all the Alamo Colleges (social, economic, and historical backgrounds) and how they make each student population unique
  • Your personal vision for the future of the Alamo Colleges District.

Every college will nominate a student for the position of Student Trustee who will appear before District Leadership and give a brief presentation addressing why they believe they would be the best candidate for the position. The presentation is to be submitted one week before the Board Meeting.
*I have read the requirements for the Alamo Colleges District student trustee.