ICCTA Gigi Campbell
Student Trustee Excellence Award
Why would someone choose to be a student trustee?
"During my time at Parkland, I saw firsthand students who had lived a life of
asphyxiating poverty, defying odds, and making courageous steps
to achieve a life and future for themselves that they had never
known," says David Moore. "I desperately wanted every one of them to
reach their goals and inspire others with a similar plight. I knew
there had to be something that someone in the position of student
trustee could do to help them."
ICCTA past president Linden Warfel
(right) congratulates David Moore
of Parkland College, the winner
of ICCTA's Gigi Campbell Student
Trustee Excellence Award for 2001.
To that end, Moore successfully collaborated with local public
transportation officials to make the purchase of discounted bus
passes available on campus. He initiated an auction web site where
Parkland College students can buy, sell and trade used textbooks.
In addition, he championed the creation of Parkland scholarships
for international students, who are ineligible for state or federal
During his year as student trustee, Moore also participated in
ICCTA's Lobby Days in Springfield and Washington, D.C.,
bringing student concerns and perspectives to the attention of
For additional information on ICCTA's Gigi Campbell Student Trustee Excellence Award,
Kim Villanueva at 217-528-2858, ext. 1.
Illinois Community College Trustees Association|
401 E. Capitol Ave., Suite 200
Springfield, IL 62701-1711
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