Stephen Mayer, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, graduated as the Student Body Vice-President from DeSales High School in 2016. He is currently pursuing his bachelor of science in Biology and Chemistry with a pre-medicine concentration. He hopes to become a Cardiothoracic Surgeon and eventually own his own practice.
During his first two years at Western Kentucky University, Stephen has become involved in Sigma Phi Epsilon where he was the academic and scholarship chair and spent most of his time helping the active brothers who struggled with academics by tutoring and teaching organization skills. In the Spring Semester of 2017, Stephen was appointed to be the academic affairs chair in the Student Government Association and helped organize and execute the first ever Students with Disabilities Scholarship that was introduced by the 2016-2017 Student Body President, JayTodd Richey. He is also a member of the Mahurin Honors College, Beta Beta Beta, and the Association of Undergraduate Geneticists. In the Fall of 2017, Stephen studied abroad at Harlaxton College in Grantham, England where he studied British History and Biology.
His passions include working with increasing the retention rates on campus and ensuring that all students are aware of the wonderful resources that the WKU Student Government Association has to offer. Stephen will strive to make WKU an even more welcoming and exciting environment for all to enjoy. His term on the board ends in July 2019.