House Representative

Alonzo, Roberto R.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 04/24/2017

REPRESENTATIVE ROBERTO R. ALONZO OF DISTRICT 104 - Honors Alejandrina Guzman, newly elected Student Body President University of Texas at Austin.

Austin, Texas -- State Representative Roberto R. Alonzo Honored University of Texas Student Body President Alejandrina Guzman with House Resolution 1213. Alejandrina has made history as both the first Latina and the first person with a physical disability to be elected. Capturing 54% of the vote in a campus-wide runoff election.

"It is an honor to recognize Alejandrina for this honorable accomplishment. As I stated upon my election as the first Chicano student body president in 1978, "I am very happy to be elected . I know a lot of Chicanos and other minorities will look at this as an indication that it can be done".

"I look forward to watching her pave the way for others to know they too can accomplish great things." stated Rep. Alonzo.

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