Mayllyn Luz
Mayllyn Luz

Mayllyn Luz is UTSA Student Leader of the Month

By John Kaulfus
UTSA Associate Dean of Students

(Nov. 12, 2007)--The UTSA Office of Student Activities named Mayllyn Luz the Student Leader of the Month for October. She was nominated by Kelsey Bratcher, UTSA assistant director of risk education for alcohol and drugs. October nominees included Tommy Thompson and Jaime Villanueva.

Luz is a freshman communication major from Jersey Village High School in Houston. She is a project leader for V.O.I.C.E.S. (Volunteer Organization Involving Community, Education and Service) and a founding member of B.A.R.R. (Be a Responsible Roadrunner).

With other student leaders, Luz helped coordinate this year's UTSA Alcohol Awareness Week. She also is an active member of Student Government Association (S.G.A.).

According to Bratcher, Luz is the perfect example of a freshman who assumed a leadership role at UTSA and strives to make a difference.

Nominees must meet these criteria:

  • Full-time UTSA undergraduate or graduate student
  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.25 or higher at time of nomination
  • Must have demonstrated excellence in leadership above and beyond typical expectations
  • Nominations should be for actions that positively impact the UTSA community

Make nominations at the UTSA Office of Student Activities Web site; the submission deadline is the fourth Thursday each month. For more information, visit the Web site or e-mail John Kaulfus.

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