Thursday, February 18, 2016

Bruno elected FAMU student body president

On Tuesday, the Florida A&M University student body elected Justin Bruno to succeed Tonnette S. Graham as it Student Government Association president. Bruno currently serves as Graham’s vice-president.

He and his runningmate, Devin Harrison, received a total of 1,366 votes. Graham endorsed the ticket in a public statement that she released during campaign week.

“Being the tenacious and hard working individuals that I’ve grown to know, Justin Bruno and Devin Harrison are more than capable of protecting and uplifting the College of Love and Charity,” she said.

Bruno, a native of Orlando, is a computer engineering student and a National Achievement Scholar. He holds a Life Gets Better Scholarship at FAMU. His previous campus leadership positions include the chairmanship of the Student Senate Finance Committee and the presidency of the FAMU College Democrats.

Harrison is from Tallahassee and studies public relations. He has served as the freshman class president, a FAMU peer mentor and is currently an escort for the Royal Court.

The president-elect and vice-president elect are both members of the Beta Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

In other student election news, The FAMUan reported: “Amberly Williams was elected Miss Florida A&M University with 1,847 votes, James Rozier was elected Mr. FAMU with 1360 votes, Keenan Williams was elected King of Orange and Green with 1,384 votes, Ijeoma Ogala was elected Queen of Orange and Green with 1,382 votes and Adrienne Floyd was elected Electoral Commissioner with 619 written in votes.”

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