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March 27, 2018

2018 Orientation and Enrollment team selected

Submitted by Alma Hidalgo

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Helping new students to feel welcome and part of the K-State family will be the job of 44 students selected to serve in the 2018-2019 orientation programs.

K-State's orientation programs include Orientation and Enrollment and Wildcat Warm-up. These select individuals inform new students about resources, services, activities and facilities available at the university through large- and small-group sessions.

To prepare for summer orientation and enrollment sessions, as well as the school year ahead, the new orientation leaders participate in training sessions during the spring semester and early summer, fine-tuning their knowledge of services and resources on campus. They also develop interactive presentations for new students and learn leadership skills.

The following students will be 2018-2019 orientation leaders:

First-time orientation leaders: Kristen VanDever, sophomore in communication studies, Augusta; Trayton Post, sophomore in open option, Beloit; Conner Rundell, junior in finance, Derby; Tel Wittmer, sophomore in secondary education, Holton; Jenalee Dickson, a sophomore in biological systems engineering, Lawrence; Chaz Corredor, sophomore in political science, Lenexa; Tyron Bowen, senior in human development and family sciences, Manhattan; Kellsie Corrigan, sophomore in accounting and finance, McPherson; Claire McClellan, sophomore in bakery science, Plainville; Madison Brown, sophomore in finance, Shawnee; Sarah Meenen, sophomore in accounting and finance, Topeka; Maddy Mash, junior in microbiology, and Kirby McCandless, junior in life sciences/pre-dental, both from Wichita.

From out of state: Kelly Wilkerson, junior in communication sciences and disorders, Columbia, Missouri; and Paige Garrity, senior in secondary education-history, Dallas, Texas.

Returning orientation leaders: Colby Works, junior in kinesiology/pre-physical therapy, Iola; Parker Thomsen, junior in finance, Lenexa; and Devin Bratkiv, junior in mass communications, Olathe.

Madison Wilkins, junior in finance/pre-law, Overland Park, will serve as Orientation and Enrollment program assistant.

Sadie Polson, a sophomore in business, Frankfort, will serve as orientation and enrollment parent host.

The following students will be 2018-2019 Wildcat Warm-up counselors:

First-time Wildcat Warm-up counselors: Brynnan Norris, sophomore in animal sciences and industry, Andover; Madi Bowers, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders, Basehor; Becca Clancy, sophomore in kinesiology/pre-occupational therapy, De Soto; Lane Lundeen, sophomore in biology, Fowler.

From Greater Kansas City: Jenny Jenkins, senior in kinesiology, Kansas City; Sam Bond, sophomore in human development and family sciences, Olathe; Mitch Byers, sophomore in secondary education, Katie Horton, sophomore in marketing and sales; Ali Karamali, sophomore in chemical engineering; and Greyson Woerpel, junior in elementary education, all from Overland Park.

Chris Kirchner, sophomore in human development and family sciences, McPherson; Jeff Juenemann, sophomore in open option, Oberlin; and Neal Eller, junior in elementary special education, Topeka.

From out of state: Jake Goodwin, sophomore in open option, Springfield, Missouri.

Returning Wildcat Warm-up counselors: Paloma Roman, senior in athletic training, Garden City; Ethan Kallenberger, junior in medical biochemistry/chemistry, Lawrence; Adam Houghton, junior in pre-veterinary medicine, Overland Park; and Zac Donley, senior in life science, Wichita.

From out of state: Megan Stoa, junior in communication sciences and disorders, Scottsdale, Arizona; and Kenedi Kelley, senior in American ethnic studies, Chicago, Illinois.

Wildcat Warm-up student directors are: Shelby Queal, senior in life sciences/pre-optometry, Hutchinson; Tyler Howard, junior in mechanical engineering, Stilwell; Blake Medley, junior in mechanical engineering, Topeka; and Nate Faflick, senior in human development and family sciences, Wichita.

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