April 7, 2005
For Immediate Release
CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY’S SGA PRESIDENT IS RECOGNIZED BY THE AMERICAN STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION
By Casie Anderson, student news writer
CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY. – The American Student Government Association has recognized Travis Thomas, the Student Government Asscociation president at Campbellsville University, for his leadership and accomplishments.
Thomas is spotlighted for getting an online book exchange started, actively raising awareness of the Student Government and doubling the number of members from the previous year.
Thomas became involved in the student government so he could make a difference. He hopes that after leaving CU, students will know that the SGA exists on campus and feel that it is one of the many routes in which to have their voice heard.
Before becoming SGA president, Thomas held roles as senator, treasurer and executive vice president of SGA.
The ASGA is the first professional association for student governments of all kinds nationwide that provide support, information and network resources. They conduct in-depthresearch and investigative reporting on critical student government related issues and trends. The ASGA teaches leaders how to become more effective, ethical and influential on their campuses.
Thomas is a senior at CU and is an accounting major. After graduation he plans to attend graduate school and obtain a master’s degree in accounting.
He is from Elizabethtown, Ky. and is the son of Steve Thomas of Hodgenville and Julia Thomas of Elizabethtown. He is a 2001 graduate of Central Hardin High School.
His spotlight can be found at http://www.asgaonline.com.
Campbellsville University, founded in 1906, is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention, Campbellsville has an enrollment of 2,052 students who represent 101 Kentucky counties, 33 states and 24 foreign nations. Listed in U.S News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” 12 consecutive years as one of the leading Southern master’s colleges and universities, Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his sixth year as president.