Carlos Martinez of Colona was elected by his peers to be the student representative on the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees for 2016-17. He was seated at the board’s April 28 meeting and will serve until April 2017.
Martinez is a member of the Black Hawk College Math Club, Engineering Club and the Association of Latin American Students (ALAS). He also is a mentor in the mentor/mentee program for international students, works as a math tutor and assists in the ESL Department.
His goal is to earn an associate in science degree from Black Hawk College and transfer to Iowa State University to earn a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.