By A Fish
Carlos Verea Zacarias
LEXINGTON; Ky – Carlos Verea Zacarias sees his position as president of the University of Kentucky Latino Student Union as one that facilitates recovery — he makes sure his group has bounced back from the COVID epidemic and is set to help its members in their college careers.
“The last couple of presidents were focused on making sure the group stayed active during COVID,” Zacarias said. “My job is now making sure that my students find a home here at UK and they make sure that they connect with one another and rely upon each other. My job is to regrow that community and make sure that everything stays in check both with administrative work and with the well-being of the students.”
Healing is part of Zacarias’ future. The premed biology major was named an ambassador for The College of Arts and Sciences at UK. He’s hard at