Cameron University students selected as Aggie Ambassadors

Fifteen Cameron University students have been selected to serve as Aggie Ambassadors, a campus tradition for more than 20 years. Aggie Ambassadors conduct campus tours, promote CU in the community and participate in official campus events. As Aggie Ambassadors, Cameron students have the opportunity to develop leadership and team-building skills, which can be tremendous assets when they enter the workforce.

Students selected as Aggie Ambassadors for 2012 are listed by hometown:

Chattanooga: Hailey Harris

Fletcher: Brent Chappell

Frederick: Shaneiqua Hernandez, Kaley Patterson

Geronimo: Antonio Vigil, Corey Hathorn

Granite: Sidney McCormack

Lagos, Nigeria: Teewhy Dojutelegan

Lawton: Jeremyra Cross, Mark Deyesso, Juan Matinez, Stephen Masden, Colton Rancourt

Onslo State, Nigeria: Bolanle Adebayo

Walters: Jana Hawkins

“New and prospective students often want to hear from an actually college student,” said Frank Myers, Associate Director of Enrollment Management and organization advisor.  “The Aggie Ambassadors are the perfect individuals to share experiences and answer questions from this peer perspective.”

Aggie Ambassadors lead campus tours, assist with hosting students at Aggie Enrollment Days and Gold Rush, and serve in various roles as needed at other university events. The Aggie Ambassadors complete training to become familiar with the entire campus community to include academic programs and student resources.  This training is important as the Aggie Ambassadors play a key role in introducing  new and prospective students to Cameron University.

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply to become an Aggie Ambassador. Applicants are interviewed by a committee. Once selected as an Aggie Ambassador, students receive either a $1,000 tuition waiver, housing waiver or stipend, must maintain a GPA of at least 2.5, and meet participation requirements for the program.

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March 15, 2012

PR#12-021