GREENVILLE, S.C. (November 1, 2016) – Hannah Zakaria, a junior business administration major at Bob Jones University, was elected President Pro Tempore of the Senate during the South Carolina Student Legislature (SCSL) fall session in Columbia, South Carolina, Oct. 26-28.
Zakaria, a resident of Burke, Virginia, will serve as President Pro Tempore until next fall.
“Hannah has been an outstanding member of the SCSL Senate and has championed several bills regarding education reform and health care reform during her time in the Senate,” said Randy Page, advisor to the BJU delegation. “It was exciting to see her fellow senators elected her to serve as president pro tempore.”
In addition to BJU, a number of public and private institutions of higher learning participate in SCSL including The Citadel, Charleston Southern University, Clemson University, Coastal Carolina University, College of Charleston, Erskine College, Francis Marion University, North Greenville University and Winthrop University.