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Fraternity and Sorority Life Ambassadors selected for the 2016-2017 school year

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016

 

MANHATTAN — Helping promote Kansas State University's fraternity and sorority community to potential students, the campus, the public and more will be the job of 30 students Fraternity and Sorority Life Ambassadors.

Sponsored by the university's Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, the group includes eight returning ambassadors from the 2015-2016 school year and 22 new members, all of whom are members of a university fraternity or sorority chapter.

The ambassadors uphold the goals of the fraternity and sorority community while enhancing its traditions, values and culture, as well as promoting interfraternal collaboration.

"These students will strive to be the best representation of fraternities and sororities at Kansas State University, promote the community to potential students and support the mission of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, the Interfraternity Council and the Panhellenic Council," said Ben Hopper, fraternity and sorority life director. "They also have the special opportunity to help shape the program as we move toward a student-led organization model to increase involvement in the community and provide a first-class leadership experience."

The ambassadors elected their first-ever president this year, Sarah Lewis, a returning ambassador who is a senior in communication sciences and disorders from Stilwell.

Also serving as 2016-2017 Fraternity and Sorority Life Ambassadors are the following students:

Greta Bauer, sophomore in business administration, Burdett.

From Greater Kansas City: Katie Herbel, junior in management, returning ambassador, and Konner Pendland, sophomore in landscape architecture, both from Leawood; Michael Gauby, junior in business administration, andKristin Nycklemoe, senior in apparel and textiles and a returning ambassador, both from Olathe; Alex DeMarea, sophomore in industrial engineering, Nathan King, junior in architectural engineering, Abigail O'Grady, freshman in business administration, Anne Prins, junior in communication sciences and disorders, and Kyle Rogers, sophomore in business administration, all from Overland Park; Natalie Gonzales, junior in mass communications, returning ambassador, Leah Fields, junior in family studies and human services,andDavis Millard, junior in sociology, returning ambassador, all from Shawnee; and Nathaniel Cameron, sophomore in English, Westwood.

Jarrod Booth, junior in mechanical engineering, Manhattan, returning ambassador; Phillip Underwood, sophomore in agricultural technology management, McCune; Lacey Ostmeyer, sophomore in business administration, Oakley; Isabelle Williams, sophomore in pre-journalism and mass communications, Topeka; Elizabeth Shirley, junior in accounting, Valley Center; Sadie Polson, sophomore in business administration, Vermillion.

From Wichita: Cooper Allison, sophomore in mass communications; andCarolina Benitez, junior in social work; and Christopher Hall, junior in industrial engineering.

Tori Fell, junior in life sciences, Winfield, returning ambassador.

From out of state: Ryan Reed, sophomore in mass communications, Panama City, Florida; Craig Griswold, senior in biological systems engineering, Unionville, Missouri, returning ambassador; Analiese Siggers, freshman in pre-journalism and mass communications, La Vista, Nebraska; Christine Odom, sophomore in bakery science and management, Memphis, Tennessee; and Morgan Tauscher, sophomore in business administration, Tyler, Texas.

For more information about Kansas State University's fraternity and sorority community, visit k-state.edu/fsl.



Source

Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
785-532-5546
fsl@k-state.edu

Website

Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life

News tip

Burdett, Leawood, Manhattan, McCune, Oakley, Olathe, Overland Park, Shawnee, Stilwell, Topeka, Valley Center, Vermillion, Westwood, Wichita and Winfield, Kansas; Panama City, Florida; Unionville, Missouri; La Vista, Nebraska; Memphis, Tennessee; and Tyler, Texas.

At a glance

Thirty Fraternity and Sorority Life Ambassadors, all of whom are members of a Kansas State University fraternity or sorority chapter, will uphold the goals of the fraternity and sorority community for the 2015-2016 school year.

Notable quote

"These students will strive to be the best representation of fraternities and sororities at Kansas State University, promote the community to potential students and support the mission of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, the Interfraternity Council and the Panhellenic Council."

— Ben Hopper, fraternity and sorority life director