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Lyon College Elects 21-Year-Old Jonesboro Man to Board of Trustees

APRIL 21, 2006 - Posted at 7:47 a.m. CST

 

BATESVILLE, AR - Lyon College's newest trustee knows his way around campus.

Adam Long, 21, became the board's youngest trustee yesterday.  The senior from Jonesboro was elected by his 100 classmates to serve a two-year term on the board.

Earlier this year, 40-member Lyon College Board of Trustees decided to add a newly graduated student as a board trustee with full voting rights.

Long, an English major who plans on attending graduate school, will become a board member after he receives his diploma in May.  His first official meeting as a trustee will happen in October.

Frank Lyon, Junior, chairman of the board, said, "He won't let us forget what we're here for."

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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