Parkland Student Government Association welcomed by Senator Rose

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Several members of the Parkland Student Government Association (SGA) traveled to the Illinois State Capitol on April 2 to lobby members of the General Assembly about higher education issues.

Three members of the Parkland SGA met with State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet). The Senator discussed his 2014 higher education agenda which has a heavy focus on MAP Grant funding for non-traditional and returning students.

Pictured back left to right are: Senator Rose, Christian Sheehan of Champaign-Urbana, Madelyn Witruk of Savoy, James Tinsley of Champaign-Urbana, and Advisor Tom Caufield of Champaign-Urbana.

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