Gardner-Webb University THE PILOT Special Elections Issue 14 March 21,1994 The Official Campus Newspaper Boiling Springs, NC Start your campaign engines, because the race is on The presidential election heats up by Greg Carpenter editor To aid you in the voting process, The Pilot has compiled a mini-biography of each candidate including their platform, classifica tion, field of study, extracurricular activities etcetera: John Miller: Senior, Management Infor mation Systems Extracurricular: U.S.A.R^^eserves and Basketball Man ager Miller served his country during Desert Storm and feels that his experience in the military has taught him how to work with people to achieve a goal. Miller wants to build a solid foundation and rebuild stronger relationships between students and the faculty. Miller also wants to work hand in hand with the students and see a joining of the body, mind, and soul. An illustration of this is Gardner-Webb itself as the skin, the faculty/administration as the mind seeking to share knowledge, and the students as the soul who drive the whole learning process. He wants a total involvement in all areas. To achieve this. Miller promises to work closely with students on a social and political level. Unity is a very important issue to Miller in this election. He feels that you must have unity among Student Government officers, the student body, the faculty, and the adminis tration in order to accomplish anything. He also cites his experience with athlet ics at Gardner-Webb as a positive influence in learning how to work with people. Miller will be able to serve a full term if elected president. “I’ll serve as a binding junction between the mind and the body,” Jeff Price Junior, Political Science ma jor Extracurricular: S.G.A. Vice President, SAC President, Internist for Congressman Alex McMillan, member of numerous committees Price is relying on continuity to win the election. As in last year's election, he would like to see S.G.A. meetings on WEBBNET and see minutes of S.G.A. minutes published in The Pilot. Also, student involvement is also a key concern for Price as it was in last year's elec tions. Priced also boasted on his accomplish ments as S.G.A. vice president concerning his involvement with the new visitation and con stitution. A lack of communication between the See PROFILE page 2 Candidates for S.G.A. Treasurer Crystal Higgins: Junior, Religious Education Extracurricular: Senator-at-large, S.G.A. Secretary and Treasurer, SAC V.P., member of numerous committees Higgins cites her experience as her main asset. In her address last Tuesday, she chal lenged the student body to make GWU what you want it to be. “Experience makes all the difference.” Heather Robertson: Junior, Biology / Pre-Med. Extracurricular: Volleyball / Softball, senator, presidential associate, honors program, member of various committees. Robertson says that many students have no idea what goes on in S.G.A. and she feels that her job as secretary will be to inform students and invite them to senate meetings. “A vote forme is a vote for you the student.” Unopposed Vice President Kevin Bess: sophomore, extracurricular: tennis team, senator, con stitution committee Secretary Penny McMillan: Freshman, Chemistry / Pre-Med. “S.G.A. is a trust; officers are trustees.” Candidates for Student Entertainment Association Chair Kim Corns: Junior, Social Science extracurricular: R.A., R.H.A. Presi dent, Chair of the Dance Committee for S.E.A. Corns wants to bring more diverse enter tainment to campus in order to cater to all students. One specific idea is to have theme dances. Her campaign theme this year is Colors of Diversity. Michelle Dyer: Junior, Music Ed. / Sacred Music extracurricular: Concert Choir, Show Choir, Alpha Psi Omega (drama club), S.E.A member, R.A. Dyer promises to place emphasis on fmd- ing out what students want. She make more opportunities available for Christian enter tainment and dramatists, but does not want that to overshadow bringing mainstream acts to GWU. Dyer's them is Put a Little Magic Into Your Year. Scott Elliot: Sophomore, Sacred Music extracurricular: B.S.U. and F.C.A. council member, co chair of special events for S.E.A., Band, Choir, and Chorale Elliot wants to see an end to the image Gardner-Webb has as a “suitcase university.” He claims that he can make a difference and will strive for more student involvement and more diverse entertainment. His theme is Make a Difference.