MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile Ambassador program has named new additions of outstanding students to its class who will represent the Christian university at official functions in the community and on campus in the program’s second year of service.
In their first year, the UM Ambassadors served at a number of events, including the University of Mobile Scholarship Banquet featuring speaker and Clemson University’s football coach Dabo Swinney, and the Torch Society Scholarship Dinner featuring speaker and CHANEL’s head of global development Julie Clow.
The UM Ambassador program includes a rigorous application and interview process. Students who achieve this honor demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication skills, enthusiasm for the university, proven leadership abilities, positivity, sound judgment and reliability.
Once selected, UM Ambassadors undergo comprehensive training to prepare them to assist with university events as official hosts, both on and off campus. Their training included learning the history of the university, etiquette, professionalism and how to be effective servant-leaders. UM Ambassadors serve until they graduate from the university.
The new additions to the class of University of Mobile Ambassadors and their hometowns and majors are:
Esther Hunker of Crestview, Florida – senior, biology
Grace Mattox of Magnolia Springs, Alabama – junior, music
Brittany McDade of Anniston, Alabama – senior, worship leadership-church ministry
Whitney Myers of Mobile, Alabama – graduate student, worship leadership and business
AJ Nipper of Ormond Beach, Florida – senior, biology with pre-health
Micah Steadham of Axis, Alabama – senior, music education
Phillip Vo of Mobile, Alabama – sophomore, worship leadership
Jessica Weeks of Tallahassee, Florida – senior, biology and psychology
Raven Young of Mobile, Alabama – sophomore, early/elementary education
The returning members of the class of UM Ambassadors and their hometowns and majors are:
Erica Burleson of Satsuma, Alabama – junior, piano performance
Andrew Felts of Camden, Alabama – senior, communication-advertising/public relations
Torrie Gray of Statham, Georgia – senior, music education
Blythe Greene of Navarre, Florida – senior, music education
Rebekah Lipscombe of Gulfport, Mississippi – senior, piano performance
Gabriella Loiacano of Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi – senior, piano performance
Madison Verkouille of Satsuma, Alabama – junior, communication
About University of Mobile:
University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in over 40 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.
For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at www.umobile.edu or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.