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March 21, 2019

2019 orientation leaders and Wildcat Warm-up staff selected

Submitted by Levi Esses

Helping new students feel welcome and part of the K-State family will be the job of 43 students selected to serve in the 2019-2020 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 serve as 2019-2020 orientation leaders:

First-time orientation leaders — Holly Mills, sophomore in accounting, Derby; Morgan Kaiser, junior in operations and supply chain management, Great Bend; Kinsey Davidson, senior in communication studies, Halstead; Sean Bruce, senior in marketing and American ethnic studies, Lenexa; Juliana Schwartz, sophomore in architecture, Manhattan; Abby Denshaw, senior in international business and mass communications, McPherson; Graham Bolar, sophomore in marketing, Prairie Village; Monica Wolf, senior in secondary education, Salina; Emma Francis, junior in biology, Topeka; and Madison Jensen, junior in human development and family sciences, and Bryce Wright, sophomore in biology, Wichita.

From out of state — Lenzie Newman, junior in elementary education, Benton, Arkansas; Alyssa Strong, senior in animal sciences and industry, Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska; and Elise Hesseltine, sophomore in biology, Orange Grove, Texas.

Returning orientation leaders — Trayton Post, a junior in kinesiology, Beloit; Tel Wittmer, junior in secondary education, Holton; Chaz Corredor, a junior in finance, Lenexa; and Kellsie Corrigan, junior in accounting and finance, McPherson.

Abbey Gilliland-King, graduate student in college student development, Urbana, Illinois, wills serve as Orientation and Enrollment program assistant.

The following students will serve as 2019-2020 Wildcat Warm-up counselors:

First-time Wildcat Warm-up counselors — Grace Scott, sophomore in social work, and Rhys Tash, a sophomore in biology, both from Hutchinson; Maggie Horton, sophomore in elementary education, Overland Park; and Lainey Kastens, sophomore in human development and family sciences, and Dawson Wagner, sophomore in mass communications, both from Wichita.

From out of state — Michaela Fullerton, sophomore in marketing, Westminster, Colorado; Aaron Wilson, sophomore in marketing, Ball Ground, Georgia; David Pilsl, sophomore in architectural engineering, Grand Island, Nebraska; Morgan Garrett, junior in interior architecture and product design, Grand Island, Nebraska; and Sarah Weekes, sophomore in animal sciences and industry, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Returning Wildcat Warm-up counselors — Madi Bowers, junior in communication sciences and disorders, Basehor; Lane Lundeen, junior in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, Fowler; Paloma Roman, senior in athletic training, Garden City; Jeff Juenemann, junior in human development and family sciences, Oberlin; Sam Bond, junior in human development and family sciences, Olathe; Mitch Byers, junior in operations and supply chain management, and Greyson Woerpel, senior in elementary education, both from Overland Park; Chris Kirchner, junior in human development and family sciences, McPherson; and Neal Eller, senior in communication sciences and disorders, Topeka.

From out of state — Megan Stoa, junior in communication sciences and disorders, Scottsdale, Arizona; Kenedi Kelley, senior in American ethnic studies, Chicago, Illinois; and Jake Goodwin, junior in social sciences, Springfield, Missouri.

Tyler Howard, senior in mechanical engineering, Stilwell; and Tyron Bowen, senior in human development and family science, Wichita, will serve as Wildcat Warm-up student directors.

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