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News Release

Peru State College Names 2008/09 Student Ambassadors


(Peru, Neb.) Peru State College (PSC) President Stan Carpenter today announced that seven new students have been selected to represent the college as Student Ambassadors for the 2008/09 academic year.


PSC Ambassadors work with high school students, transfer students and other visitors interested in learning more about the college. Their primary duties include leading campus tours, sending follow-up communications, assisting with special Admissions Office events, contributing to overall recruitment efforts and serving as official hosts of the college.


To qualify for the positions, candidates must be current, full-time students who have completed as least one semester at PSC. They must also have and maintain a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Ambassadors receive a ¼ tuition waiver and $150 stipend each semester for their service.


Carpenter said, “Student Ambassadors at Peru State play an integral role in our recruitment and enrollment efforts. We have another great crop of students set to represent the college as Ambassadors this fall, and we are excited to see what the academic year brings.”


New members include:

  • Jamie Wolbert, a junior early childhood and elementary education major from Beatrice.
  • Savannah Wenzl, a sophomore psychology major from Burchard.
  • Shane Mathis, a freshman elementary education major from Mitchell.
  • Emily Baber, a freshman criminal justice major from Omaha
  • Julia Simon, a freshman education major form Ralston.
  • Laura Kjar, a senior secondary English education major from Wood River
  • Taylor Spears, a sophomore social science education major from Chandler, Ariz.


Returning ambassadors include:

  • Lindsey Husen, a senior math education and coaching major from Alda.
  • Taylor Dunekacke, a senior special education major from Elk Creek.
  • Samantha Meyer, a junior math education major from Fairbury.
  • Allison Slager, a senior physical education major from Papillion.
  • Kelley Scanlan, a senior business management major from Plattsmouth.
  • Brianna Zauha, a junior psychology major from Shickley.
  • Peter Kok, a junior special education major from the Netherlands.