CVPA Ambassadors

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The College of Visual and Performing Arts Ambassadors are an elite group of selected students, who represent the college at events and work to promote the arts. CVPA Ambassadors are campus leaders who act as liaisons communicating the talents within the college to the rest of campus and to potential new students. They strive to advocate for the College of Visual and Performing Arts, Radford University, and the importance of an education in the arts. 

Meet the CVPA Ambassadors

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Lauren Slough - President
Art, Graphic Design
Roanoke, VA
I am really excited to share my passion with others and let them know how amazing Radford is.

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Reagan Mihailoff - Secretary
Dance
Stuarts Draft, VA

 

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Kendall Hale - Historian
Art, Graphic Design
King William, VA
"You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within you, as desire for drink is within the drunkartd or love is within the lover." -Henri Matisse

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Jordan Bennett
Art, Art Education
Bristow, VA
How to be lucky; don't rely on luck.

 

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Camden Ferris
Theatre
Smithfield, VA
"There are no limits to what you can accomplish, except the limits you place on your own thinking." -Brian Tracy

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Isaiah Hart
Music, Music Business
Hampton, VA
"Stop telling your big dreams to small minded people." -Steve Harvey

 

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Austin Marcus-Greene
Art, Graphic Design
Hampton, VA
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."           -Nelson Mandela

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Jason Petty
Art, Graphic Design
Virginia Beach, VA
"We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid." -Benjamin Franklin

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Rachel Steffen
Music, Music Therapy
Marietta, GA
"Music is not an escape from reality; it is an adventure into the reality of the world of the spirit" -John Blackening

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Luc White
Art, Studio Art, Photography
Richlands, VA
"When people say impossible, they usually mean improbable" - Leigh Bardugo

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Rachel Wilbourne
Art, Graphic Design
Roanoke, VA
"You have to be at peace with what you are and what you want to do. A lot of people will say 'I'm an aspiring writer' or 'I'm an aspiring artists'. No, you're a writer, you're an artists. If you're doing that stuff every day, that's what you are. Just own it." - Leigh Daniel Avidan

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Emma Vest - Vice President
Design, Fashion Design
Roanoke, VA
"Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion exists in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening." -Coco Chanel

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Rachel Groover - Treasurer
Theatre
Hanover, VA
"If you want to pursue it, you have to be so passionate about it to the point where there is no way you will ever doubt choosing this lifestyle.” - Max Erhlich

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Kailey Baez
Dance
Tallahassee, FL
"Dance like nobody's watching" -Bob Marley

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Reghan Cutler
Theatre
Bedford, VA
"When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next." -Dolly Parton

 

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Erin Garland
Design, Interior Design
Vinton, VA
"All I have to do is...figure out what I have to do. But once I do that, no problem!" -Avatar: The Last Airbender S1E7

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Maya Johnson
Music, Music Therapy
Clinton, MD
"Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent." -Victor Hugo

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Katie Meeks
Dance
Rocky Mount, VA
"Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body." - Martha Graham

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Lillie Price
Design, Interior Design
Pleasant Garden, NC
"I feel that there's nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people." -Vincent van Gogh

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LaKeisha Sweezy
Design, Fashion Merchandising
Harrisonburg, VA
"At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can" - Frida Kahlo

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Mandi Widener
Theatre
Marion, VA
"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings along with the tune without words and never stops at all" -Emily Dickinson