SGA elects officials and awards a mini-grant

At the organization’s Sept. 18 meeting, the Student Government Association had elections for open positions. Rachel Williams was voted in as vice president, Logan Bell was voted in as junior representative and Walt Chapeau was voted in as sophomore representative.

SGA members voted to grant a $500 mini-grant to Academic Advising in order to provide food and drinks for an event it is planning. The date and time have yet to be announced due to weather complications following Hurricane Irma.

The Residence Hall Association wanted to remind everyone that they have the RHA streaming channel running where residents living in the dorms can watch over 100 movies from their rooms. The link to that site is

SGA members are working on rescheduling the 9/11 ceremony and turning it into a ceremony that focuses on the victims and first responders of the recent hurricanes. More details will be announced as the event is finalized.

Davis Ponder, the Brigade Commander for this school year, reminded everyone that the Corps of Cadets has its first parade of the year on Oct. 8 and everyone is welcome to come out and observe.

SGA members ended the meeting with a moment of silence for a University of North Georgia student, Ross Morkem, that died in a car accident on Sunday night. Alyson Paul, the dean of students on the Dahlonega campus, reminded everyone that there are counseling services available to those that want them.

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Sarah-Anne Payne is a senior studying communications and journalism. She has an abnormal obsession with sweet tea and Chickfila and loves dogs more than people.

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