The trustees praised Boyd for his service.
“He’s been a great addition, and he’s had some insights that have been beneficial to the board,” Dave Harby said.
“We all appreciate your service,” Jacobs said. “You have been a mature, thoughtful board member.”
Retired judge John O’Rourke, whose wife Jan taught Boyd in preschool, said, “We’ve had some good student trustees, but Neal stands out at the top of the list. I commend him for his service.”
Dr. Ron Serfoss said, “We appreciate your professional manner in which you represented DACC at meetings.”
Dick Chaney told Boyd, “You spoke your piece. You questioned the things that needed to be questioned.”
Boyd said he enjoyed his time as student trustee. “It was a very quick year. I feel like I’ve grown professionally and learned a lot about how a college works.”
A new student trustee will be installed at the board of trustees’ April 23 meeting.
Freshman Megan Hiner of Danville was the only student to file a petition for student trustee by last Friday’s deadline. A campus-wide student election will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 2-3 in the student union of Lincoln Hall.
The new student trustee will serve a one-year term beginning April 15.
The student trustee attends all of the board of trustees meetings, has a recorded advisory vote on college business and has the privilege of making or seconding motions.