Student Body Presidents

Complete list of students who have served as Student Body President at NC State.

Student Body Presidents

1920s

1921-1922 Averette Gaston Floyd

First Student Body President

Averette Floyd, 1922Averette Floyd, 1922
1922-1923 David Brainerd Vansant

Student Body President

David Vansant, 1923David Vansant, 1923
1923-1924 Percy Clevland Beatty

Student Body President

Percy Beatty, 1924Percy Beatty, 1924
1924-1925 Clyde Roark Hoey, Jr.

Student Body President

Clyde Hoey, Jr., 1925Clyde Hoey, Jr., 1925
1925-1926 Henry Eli Kendall

Student Body President

Henry Kendall, 1926Henry Kendall, 1926
1926-1927 John F. Matheson

Student Body President

John Matheson, 1927John Matheson, 1927
1927-1928 Cornelius Stickley Tucker

Student Body President

Cornelius Tucker, 1928Cornelius Tucker, 1928
1928-1929 William Purvis Albright

Student Body President

William Albright, 1929William Albright, 1929
1929-1930 J. P. Choplin

Student Body President

1930s

1930-1931 Daniel Murray Paul

Student Body President

Daniel Murray Paul portraitDaniel Murray Paul portrait
1931-1932 Charles Romeo Lefort

Student Body President

Charles R. Lefort portraitCharles R. Lefort portrait
1932-1933 Mark K. Wilson, Jr.

Student Body President

Mark Wilson, Jr., 1933Mark Wilson, Jr., 1933
1933-1934 William J. Barker

Student Body President

William Barker, 1934William Barker, 1934
1934-1935 Marshall Jennings Gardner

Student Body President

Marshall Gardner, 1935Marshall Gardner, 1935
1935-1936 William Brantley Aycock

Student Body President

William Aycock, 1936William Aycock, 1936
1936-1937 Lloyd N. Brown

Student Body President

Lloyd Brown, 1937Lloyd Brown, 1937
1937-1938 James Clinton Frink

Student Body President

James Frink, 1938James Frink, 1938
1938-1939 William McCook Bailey

Student Body President

William Bailey, 1939William Bailey, 1939
1939-1940 Ernest Earl Durham

Student Body President

Ernest E. Durham portraitErnest E. Durham portrait

1940s

1940-1941 Paul Lehman

Student Body President

Paul H. Lehman Jr. portraitPaul H. Lehman Jr. portrait
1941-1942 William D. Robbins

Student Body President

William Robbins, 1942William Robbins, 1942
1942-1943 Robert Davis Boyce

Student Body President

Robert Boyce, 1943Robert Boyce, 1943
1943-1944 Hugh Crocker Murrill

Student Body President

Hugh Murrill, 1944Hugh Murrill, 1944
1944-1945 Albert Neal Perry

Student Body President

Albert Perry, 1945Albert Perry, 1945
1945-1946 Lucien William Gatlin

Student Body President

Lucien Gatlin, 1946Lucien Gatlin, 1946
1946-1947 Fred Homewood Wagoner

Student Body President

Fred Wagoner, 1947Fred Wagoner, 1947
1947-1948 Jennings Brooks Teal

Student Body President

Jennings Teal, 1948Jennings Teal, 1948
1948-1949 Fred Algie Kendall, Jr.

Student Body President

1949-1950 Hoyle Brannock Adams

Student Body President

Hoyle Adams, 1950Hoyle Adams, 1950

1950s

1950-1951 Jack Graham McCracken

Student Body President

Jack McCracken, 1952Jack McCracken, 1952
1951-1952 George Baxton Pruden

Student Body President

George Pruden, 1952George Pruden, 1952
1952-1953 Vincent C. Outland

Student Body President

Vincent Outland, 1953Vincent Outland, 1953
1953-1954 Billy Barnes Oliver

Student Body President

Billy Oliver, 1954Billy Oliver, 1954
1954-1955 Lloyd McForrest Cheek

Student Body President

Lloyd Cheek, 1955Lloyd Cheek, 1955
1955-1956 James Martin Nolan

First non-senior Student Body President

James Nolan, 1956James Nolan, 1956
1956-1957 James Martin Nolan

Student Body President

1957-1958 James Baxter Hunt, Jr.

Student Body President

Governor James B. Hunt portraitGovernor James B. Hunt portrait
1958-1959 James Baxter Hunt, Jr.

Student Body President

1959-1960 Haden Edward Knox

Student Body President

Haden Knox, 1960Haden Knox, 1960

1960s

1960-1961 James Robert Cooke

Student Body President

James Cooke, 1961James Cooke, 1961
1961-1962 Edward Norris Tolson

Student Body President

Edward Norris Tolson, 1962Edward Norris Tolson, 1962
1962-1963 Floyd Enlow McCall

Student Body President

1963-1964 John Bynum

Student Body President

1964-1965 John Leslie Atkins, III

Student Body President

John Leslie Atkins, 1964John Leslie Atkins, 1964
1965-1966 John A. "Jackie" Mitchell

Student Body President

1966-1967 Mike Cauble

Student Body President

1967-1968 Wes McClure

Student Body President

Student government president Wes McClureStudent government president Wes McClure
1968-1969 Wes McClure

Student Body President

1969-1970 Jack Barger

Student Body President

Jack Barger, 1970Jack Barger, 1970

1970s

1970-1971 Cathy Sterling

First female Student Body President

Cathy Sterling, first woman student body president at North Carolina State UniversityCathy Sterling, first woman student body president at North Carolina State University
1971-1972 Richard Gusler

Student Body President

Portrait of Student body president Richard GuslerPortrait of Student body president Richard Gusler
1972-1973 Donald Abernathy

Student Body President

Donald AbernathyDonald Abernathy
1973-1974 T. C. Carroll

Student Body President

T. C. CarrollT. C. Carroll
1974-1975 Ron Jessup

Student Body President

Ron Jessup, 1975Ron Jessup, 1975
1975-1976 Mary Beth Spina

Student Body President

Student body president Mary Beth Spina on phoneStudent body president Mary Beth Spina on phone
1976-1977 Lu Anne Rogers

Student Body President

Student Government President LuAnne RogersStudent Government President LuAnne Rogers
1977-1978 Blas Arroyo

Student Body President

Blas ArroyoBlas Arroyo
1978-1979 Tom Hendrickson

Student Body President

Tom Hendrickson portraitTom Hendrickson portrait
1979-1980 J. D. Hayworth

Student Body President

J.D. Hayworth, 1980J.D. Hayworth, 1980

1980s

1980-1981 Joe Gordon

Student Body President

Joseph Gordon, 1982Joseph Gordon, 1982
1981-1982 Ron Spivey

Student Body President

Ron Spivey, 1982Ron Spivey, 1982
1982-1983 Jim Yocum

Student Body President

Jim Yocum in Student Government Office, 1983Jim Yocum in Student Government Office, 1983
1983-1984 Jim Yocum

Student Body President

1984-1985 Shannon Carson

Student Body President

Shannon Carson, 1985Shannon Carson, 1985
1985-1986 Jay Everette

Student Body President

Jay Everette, NC State University Student Body President, and President Reagan in Reynolds Coliseum during the President's 1985 visit to campusJay Everette, NC State University Student Body President, and President Reagan in Reynolds Coliseum during the President's 1985 visit to campus
1986-1987 Gary Mauney

Student Body President

1987-1988 Kevin Howell

Howell was the first African American to serve as Student Body President. He was a political science major. After graduation, he eventually became the university's primary liaison with state and local governments. In 2016 he became the senior vice president for external affairs of the UNC System.

Kevin Howell, 1988Kevin Howell, 1988
1988-1989 Pam Powell

Student Body President

1989-1990 Brian Nixon

Nixon was the second African American to become student body president at NC State.

1990s

1990-1990 Brooks T. Raiford

Student Body President

1990-1991 Ed Stack

Student Body President

Edwin J. Stack, Jr. portraitEdwin J. Stack, Jr. portrait
1991-1992 Ed Stack

Student Body President

1992-1993 Chris Jones

Student Body President

1993-1994 Chris Jones

Student Body President

1994-1995 Bobby Johnson, Jr.

Johnson was the third African American to become student body president at NC State.

Robert Johnson Jr.Robert Johnson Jr.
4/12/1994 Unprecedented Number of African American Student Leaders

African American students were elected to six top leadership positions. They were Bobby Johnson, Student Body President; Tasha Youngblood, Student Body Treasurer; Kanton Reynolds, Student Body Chief Justice; Tracy Avery, Student Center/UAB President; Christine Verleger, Senior Class President; and Tiffany Price, Senior Class Vice-President;

Nubian Message, April 14, 1994Nubian Message, April 14, 1994
1995-1996 John O'Quinn

Student Body President

John O'Quinn, 1995John O'Quinn, 1995
1996-1997 Robert Zimmer

Student Body President

Robert T. ZimmerRobert T. Zimmer
1997-1998 Chad Myers

Student Body President

Chad Myers, 1998Chad Myers, 1998
1998-1999 Jenny Chang

First Asian American woman Student Body President

Jenny Chang with Student Government members, 1999Jenny Chang with Student Government members, 1999
1998 First Asian American Woman Student Body President

Jenny Chang was elected as Student Body President from 1998-1999.

1999-2000 Raj Mirchandani

Student Body President

Raj Mirchandani, 2000Raj Mirchandani, 2000
1999 First South Asian American Student Body President

Raj Mirchandani was elected as Student Body President from 1999-2000.

2000s

2000-2001 Harold Pettigrew

Student Body President

Harold Benjamin PettigrewHarold Benjamin Pettigrew
2001-2002 Darryl Willie

Student Body President

Darryl WillieDarryl Willie
2002-2003 Michael D. Anthony

Student Body President

Michael David AnthonyMichael David Anthony
2003-2004 Tony Caravano

Student Body President

Tony CaravanoTony Caravano
2004-2005 Tony Caravano

Student Body President

2005-2006 Whil Piavis

"The Pirate Captain"

Student Body President

Whil PiavisWhil Piavis
2006-2007 Will Quick

Student Body President

Steven QuickSteven Quick
2007-2008 Bobby Mills

Student Body President

Bobby MillsBobby Mills
2008-2009 Jay Dawkins

Student Body President

Johnny Lee DawkinsJohnny Lee Dawkins
2009-2010 Jim Ceresnak

Student Body President

James CeresnakJames Ceresnak

2010s

2010-2011 Kelly Hook

Student Body President

Kelly HookKelly Hook
2011-2012 Chandler Thompson

Student Body President

Chandler ThompsonChandler Thompson
2012-2013 Andy Walsh

Student Body President

2013 Matthew Williams

Student Body President

Matthew WilliamsMatthew Williams
2013-2014 Alex Parker (President)

During Parker's term, Student Government changed the Constitution to create a Vice President to be elected with the President and with direct succession to the later position.

Alex ParkerAlex Parker
2014-2015 Rusty Mau (President), Devan Riley (Vice President)
Rusty Mau, NC State University Student Body President, 2014-2015Rusty Mau, NC State University Student Body President, 2014-2015
2015-2016 Khari Cyrus (President), Nate Bridgers (Vice President)
Khari CyrusKhari Cyrus
2016-2017 Paul Nolan (President), Brayndon Stafford (Vice President)

Nolan was the first openly GLBTQ-identifying Student Body President, and Stafford was the first African American Student Body Vice President.

Paul NolanPaul Nolan
2017-2018 Jackie Gonzalez (President), Mia Connell (Vice President)

Jackie Gonzalez was the first Latinx person to be voted Student Body President. She and Vice President Mia Connell formed the first woman-of-color team to be elected into the highest Student Government offices.

Jackie GonzalezJackie Gonzalez
2018-2019 Jess Errico (President), Meredith Spence-Beaulieu (Vice President)
Jess ErricoJess Errico
2019-2020 Emma Carter (President), Nicole Teague (Vice President)
Emma CarterEmma Carter

2020s

2020-2021 Melanie Flowers (President), McKenzy Heavlin (Vice President)

Flowers became the first African American woman elected Student Body President at NC State. She was also elected Chair of the Council of Student Body Presidents for the University of North Carolina System.