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by April Bayer

From Math Club to Sigma Tau to the Student Activities Council, our campus offers a wide variety of student organizations to choose from. Here’s a look at some of the bright minds responsible for running them: Concordia’s student officers.

Name: Micah Symmank

Class: Junior

Hometown: Woodbury, MN

Organization: Tower Yearbook

Position: Co-Head of Marketing and Writer

What duties do you have working for the yearbook?

“As a writer, I am sometimes assigned a story about an event that’s covered in the yearbook or a certain spread in the yearbook, so I’ll go attend that event or interview people about (it). The most recent (story) I did was about the eclipse. For marketing, I come up with a marketing plan at the beginning of the year along with Anna Meyer (the other head of marketing), I work on social media…and we make posters, send out emails and make slides for chapel.”

What is your favorite thing about working for the yearbook?

“The people. They’re great. They’re all so funny and willing to be there, which makes it feel like not having to go to work.”

How can people join yearbook?

“If we have an opening, then my boss, Stacy Tamerius, will put the opening on the Concordia website where they list jobs for on-campus students.”

What is your favorite Janzow meal?

“Chicken fried steak.”

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

“I would want the superpower to build a portal to anywhere whenever I needed to.”

What is your favorite color?

“My favorite color is turquoise.”

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