Paul College student senate president Phoua Kong was recently named the 2012-13
“Student Leader of the Year” by the Minnesota State College Student Association
(MSCSA) at their Annual Awards Dinner.
“Student Leader of the Year” honor is bestowed upon one student leader annually
by MSCSA. Kong was nominated for the award by a fellow student leader from
another campus and was selected by the MSCSA statewide student leadership to
receive the honor.
Kong helped plan and develop the curriculum for
the largest MSCSA Presidents’ Retreat ever. The Presidents’ Retreat helped
launch one of MSCSA’s most successful years where almost 7,000 voters were
registered to vote and record numbers of campuses attend MSCSA leadership
Kong also transformed the monthly Presidents’
Group meetings into information sessions where campuses shared best practices
on topics including campus communication, financial aid disbursement and
Kong accepted the award at the MSCSA Spring
General Assembly on Saturday, April 20.
A video of Phoua Kong accepting her award can be found at: http://youtu.be/KWCrHZ91-Bw