Student Ambassadors Receive ‘Outstanding Organization’ Top Honors at District Conference

| April 23, 2013
Student Ambassadors 2012

Webster University’s 2012-2013 Student Ambassadors won Outstanding Organization Award at the 2013 Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s ASAP District 6 Conference April 12-13 in Des Moines, Iowa.

The Webster University Student Ambassadors won top honors at the annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) ASAP District 6 Conference April 12-13 in Des Moines, Iowa, capturing the 2013 Outstanding Organization Award. In August, the Ambassadors will venture south to New Orleans, competing at Nationals in  this same category.

In addition to the four Ambassadors that presented Webster’s training program to the CASE ASAP District 6 conference attendees, other highlights of the weekend included sophomore Economics major Suhani Fernando‘s selection to serve as the District 6 rep on the CASE ASAP Leadership team, along with Student Ambassador Advisor Billy Ratz, who will represent Webster’s district at board meetings and all national conferences for the next two years. Fernando will also serve on the CASE District 6 board.

Webster University and the Webster Student Ambassadors will host the 2014 CASE ASAP District 6 Conference March 14-15. Ratz remarked, “We are very excited about hosting, having gained many wonderful ideas this past weekend at this year’s D6 conference in Des Moines.”

New Student Ambassadors for the 2013-2014 Academic year, who will join the nine current Ambassadors, have been selected.

2013-14 Student Ambassadors

Travis Blair Sophomore Mathematics Grafton, Ill.
Araba Budu-Anguah Senior Biology Takoradi, Ghana
Aly Chisum Senior Anthroplogy Mobile, Ala.
Katie Coats Senior Educational Studies Florissant, Mo.
Casslyn Crain Junior International Relations St. Charles, Mo.
Marissa Diekhoff Junior Photography/Human Rgts. Bloomington, Ill.
Jorge El-Azar Senior Advertising/Marketing Managua, Nicaragua
Suhani Fernando Junior Economics Galle, Sri Lanka
Sierra Hancock Sophomore Journalism Nashville, Tenn.
Austin Jacobs Sophomore Musical Theatre Houston, Texas
Ryan Jacobs Sophomore Musical Theatre Houston, Texas
Rosie Jones Sophomore Women & Gender Studies Hillsboro, Mo.
Julia Kalkbrenner Junior Public Relations St. Louis, Mo.
Will Kent Senior Accounting Tucson, Ariz.
Jesse Koons Sophomore International Relations St. Louis, Mo.
Stephanie Lefler Junior Special Education Gray Summit, Mo.
Jeannie Liautaud Sophomore Photography Hoffman Estates, Ill.
Aaron Loste Sophomore Business Administration St. Louis, Mo.
Stu Macki Junior Film Production Cambridge, Iowa
Elena Marroquin Senior Public Relations Houston, Texas
Alexandria McCuien GRAD MBA – Computer Science Alton, Ill.
Cindy Quan Senior International Relations Guatemala City, Guatemala
Courtney Turner Senior Advertising/Marketing St. Louis, Mo.
Naftali Wayne Sophomore Lighting Design Huntington Beach, Calif.
Christopher Whitmore Senior Political Science Richmond, Calif.

The Webster University Student Ambassadors serve as the official student representatives for Webster University’s President’s Office and Office of Alumni and Development Programs. The Student Ambassadors work with collegiate and administrative offices to greet and converse with constituents, government officials, donors, and other dignitaries during University sponsored educational and social events. This organization showcases the quality and diversity of the student body, promotes pride, and communicates understanding of the university.


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