Students from across the state converged in Montgomery to draft bills and debate legislation at the Alabama YMCA Collegiate Legislature Conference. UAB representatives received several honors and were elected to leadership roles for next year’s convention:
Jacob Ledbetter, a 20-year-old economics major from Cullman, won “Best Bill” in the senate.
Chapin Cavender, a 19-year-old physics major from Dallas, TX, was voted “Best Delegate” from UAB.
Ali Massoud, a 19-year-old international studies and French major from Cairo, Egypt, was elected president pro-temp for the senate.
Allie Phifer, a 19-year-old theater and psychology major from Hoover, was elected floor leader for the house.
Andrew Metzler, an 18-year-old health care management major from Oneonta, was elected as UAB’s school representative.
MaryRose Kammer, a 19-year-old biomedical engineering major from Madison, was elected as UAB’s school representative.
Students interested in participating in next year’s conference or learning more about UAB’s Undergraduate Student Government Association should visit www.uab.edu/usga.