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Patterson named student regent by Gov. Rick Perry

Posted by University News Service

June 1, 2009

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed 10 student regents to their respective university system Boards of Regents and one student representative to serve on the Higher Education Coordinating Board for terms to expire May 31, 2010.

Appointed as student regent to the Texas State University System Board of Regents was Texas State University-San Marcos student William Clayton Patterson of Richardson.

Patterson is a junior majoring in international studies at Texas State. He is a former U.S. Marine. During his service, he was awarded the Combat Action Ribbon, the Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal.

He is president and founder of the Texas State University Veteran’s Alliance, a member of Phi Delta Theta, the Texas State University Student Foundation and Ducks Unlimited and an Eagle Scout.

He replaces Nicole Lozano of Huntsville.