Members of Stephen F. Austin State University’s Student Government Association visited with Rep. Jason Isaac of Dripping Springs at the Texas Capitol Wednesday. Isaac is a 1996 graduate of SFA and the only Lumberjack currently serving in the Texas House of Representatives. Pictured, from left, back row, are Martin Diaz-Margoliner, Jordan Young, Jeffery Agouna, SFA Dean of Student Affairs Dr. Adam Peck, and 2016-17 SFA student regent Chad Huckaby; middle row, are Jayla Harris, Alexia Garcia and Candra Huckaby; and front row, are Marcella Cook, SGA President Jessica Taylor and Isaac.
Stephen F. Austin State University administrators, Nacogdoches city and county government leaders, and members of the 2016-17 Leadership Nacogdoches class give a Lumberjack salute on the steps of the Texas Capitol Thursday morning. The group traveled from East Texas to join Rep. Travis Clardy of Nacogdoches and Sen. Robert Nichols of Jacksonville for Nacogdoches – SFA Days, held Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 15-16, during the 85th Texas Legislative Session.
East Texas lawmakers presented a resolution in the Texas House of Representatives Thursday recognizing Feb. 16, 2017, as Nacogdoches – SFA Day at the Capitol. Standing on the house speaker’s platform, from left, Dr. Steve Westbrook, SFA vice president for university affairs; David Alders, SFA Board of Regents member; Chad Huckaby, SFA student regent; Roger Van Horn, Nacogdoches city mayor; and Mike Perry, Nacogdoches County judge; listen as Rep. Travis Clardy discusses HR 290 and the positive impact of Nacogdoches and the university. Pictured, bottom row, from left, are Rep. Trent Ashby of Lufkin, Clardy, and 1996 SFA graduate Rep. Jason Isaac of Dripping Springs.