New Student Trustee Elected to JCC Board of Trustees

Philip P. James, Carthage, has been elected by the student body at Jefferson Community College to serve as student trustee on the Jefferson Community College (JCC) Board of Trustees for the 2013-2014 academic year. His term began in July 2013.  

Philip is an accounting major at Jefferson.  His campus activities include assisting fellow students as a peer tutor with the Strategies to Achieve Results (STAR) program and as an orientation CORE Leader with the New Student Services department of the Scanlon Learning & Success Center.  After earning his associate’s degree from Jefferson, he plans to earn his bachelor’s degree in accounting and, ultimately, become a certified public accountant.

In the community, Philip is involved with his church in Champion where he also serves as assistant treasurer. Additionally, he is a member of the JCC Wind Ensemble.

Philip’s first official Board of Trustees meeting took place on July 3, 2013.