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Meet Megan Callaghan!


Student Government Association elections are finally over! WVU Her Campus had the privilege to interview the new WVU Student Body President, Jason Bailey before the elections took place, and now we had the chance to interview Vice President Megan Callaghan! Read below to see why she decided to run and her thoughts on the revote!


Name: Megan Callaghan

Age: 20

Hometown: Charleston, WV

Major: Psychology

Why did you decide to run for Student Body Vice President?: “I decided to run for Vice President because I wanted to take my work as a governor a step further. I wanted to head up the most student inclusive SGA in history.”

How did you feel about the University’s decision to revote?: “The revote was a necessary step to ensure the validity of the election. It was taken in the best interest of the students and candidates as well. For the future, I think all elections should be set up the same as the revote in centralized locations with secure voting booths.”

What was your initial reaction when you found out you, along with the rest of your ticket, won?”: “My initial reaction was pure happiness and relief. As a candidate you truly put your life into the election. I lived and breathed SGA and will continue to do so. I couldn’t be more proud of my Fusion ticket.”

Devin is a sophomore at West Virginia University, class of 2013. She was a direct-admit into the School of Journalism as a freshman, where she is now majoring in Public Relations with two minors in Political Science and Professional Writing & Editing. Devin started her journalism career in Fairmont, WV. In high school, she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 Maple Leaves Yearbook, which went on to receive a Silver Medal in the Columbia Scholastic Program of Achievement. She was a columnist for her local newspaper, The Times West Virginian, for two years. During her senior year in high school, Devin was a columnist for a national magazine, Gladys, where she went on to become the Public Relations Manager. At WVU, Devin is a member of Chi Omega Sorority. In her spare time, Devin enjoys drinking skinny vanilla lattes, watching Saturday Night Live (re-runs, of course, because she is never home on a Saturday night), and buying cocktail dresses. When she grows up, Devin wants to be a lawyer.
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