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Peru State College Names Student Ambassadors For 2009-10


2009 PSC Ambassadors
Back row to front row, left to right: Peter Kok, Shane Mathis, Madison Farris, Taylor Spears, Andrew Conn, Chelsea Bergman, Amy Slager, Adrianna Markowsky, Keiyana Arnold, Julia Simon, Kristen Husen, Rebecca Colling and Carla Eickhoff.

(Peru, Neb.) Peru State College (PSC) President Dan Hanson today announced that 14 students have been selected to represent the college as Student Ambassadors for the 2009-10 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 at 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.

Hanson 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, and we are excited to see what the academic year brings.”

New members include:

  • Carla Eickhoff, a senior music marketing major from Falls City.
  • Keiyana Arnold, a senior business management major from Canton, Mich.
  • Amy Slager, a junior accounting major from Papillion.
  • Chelsea Bergman, a junior criminal justice major from Ithaca
  • Madison Farris, a sophomore social science education major from Nebraska City.
  • Andrew Conn, a sophomore business education major from Wausa.
  • Rebecca Colling, a sophomore early childhood education major from Omaha.
  • Kristen Husen, a sophomore art education major from Alda.
  • Adrianna Markowsky, a sophomore elementary education major from Yorktown, Va.

Returning ambassadors include:

  • Shane Mathis, a junior elementary education major from Mitchell.
  • Brianna Zauha, a senior psychology major from Shickley.
  • Peter Kok, a senior special education major from the Netherlands.
  • Julia Simon, a junior elementary education major form Ralston.
  • Taylor Spears, a senior history education major from Chandler, Ariz.