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.