The Alamo Colleges system on Friday named a student member to its board of trustees — a move the Bexar County-based system says is a first for a Texas community college board.
Jacob Wong, a San Antonio College sophomore, will serve a yearlong term as a nonvoting student liaison starting Tuesday. He will be the first and only student to serve as a trustee on the board of any community college in Texas, according to the Alamo system.
For his role on the board, Wong, 35, will receive a $600 scholarship for the two semesters of his term.
“We’re very ...