Mekonnen Breaks Barriers in SGA

Eastern Kentucky University’s newly-elected student body president, Eyouel

Eastern Kentucky University’s newly-elected student body president, Eyouel Mekonnen, is the first international student ever elected to the position. He moved from Ethiopia to Kentucky in 2016. He is also the first Black student body president EKU has seen in more than 40 years. 

Published on October 26, 2020