Waldron College names 2015-16 class of ambassadors

Eleven students have been named ambassadors of the Waldron College of Health and Human Services (WCHHS) for 2015–16.

Chosen by their chairs and directors for accomplishments and leadership skills, the 2015-16 WCHHS Ambassadors are:

  • Samantha Bonaparte, Communication Science and Disorders, graduate class
  • Jordan Compton, Communication Science and Disorders, undergraduate class
  • Jada Dingess, School of Nursing, senior class
  • Julia Drapac, Physical Therapy
  • Christine Evans, Physical Therapy
  • Emily Kingrey, Occupational Therapy
  • Juwell McClendon, School of Social Work, graduate class
  • Kelsey Miller, Occupational Therapy
  • Hannah Mowery, School of Social Work, undergraduate class
  • Krysti Streeter, School of Nursing, junior class
  • Kenzie Vanderwerker, graduate Communication Science and Disorders, graduate class

Initiated seven years ago, the WCHHS ambassador program offers outstanding students an opportunity to enhance their leadership skills while learning more about health and human services. Ambassadors meet with experts and dignitaries in the health-care field, maintain communication with chairs and directors and expand their capabilities on interdisciplinary teams in various health professions. They also serve as student representatives for the college at recruiting activities like Highlander Days and at alumni and professional functions.


From left, the 2015-16 Waldron College of Health and Human Services Ambassadors are: Front: Jordan Compton, Jada Dingess and Hannah Mowery. Back: Juwell McClendon, Kenzie Vanderwerker, Samantha Bonaparte, Julia Drapac, Emily Kingrey, Christine Evans. Not pictured: Krysti Streeter and Kelsey Miller.

Oct 12, 2015