Student rep picked for Lincoln governing board

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has chosen a student representative to the governing board of Lincoln University in Jefferson City.

Nixon on Tuesday appointed Traron Shivers to represent students before the public university's Board of Curators.

Shivers is a member of the National Honor Society and is involved with a student health program.

Shivers' term is to run through the end of 2013. His appointment requires confirmation by the state Senate when lawmakers return to the Capitol.


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