When they think of Mason, they think community

Student body president Bekah Pettine (right) and vice president Erik Truong said participation in Student Government helped shape their perspectives and priorities. Photo provided.

Bekah Pettine said she was an introvert in high school. Erik Truong said the same about himself, and that he was more focused on his school work and job than the social scene.

In that context it might seem surprising that Pettine is now George Mason University’s student body president and Truong is vice president. But both said their experiences at Mason helped broaden their priorities with a focus on inclusion through campus community building.

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