Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Theresa Daniels named Gateway Star Ambassador

L-R: Gateway President Bryan Albrecht; Lidia Hernandez; Tracy Daniels; Charis Mitchell; Gateway Provost and Vice President Zina Haywood.

Tracy Daniels, a Graphic Design student, is the 2010 Gateway Technical College District Star Ambassador.

Daniels, of Beloit, was named the District Star Ambassador as well as the Elkhorn Campus Star Ambassador at a Feb. 23 college awards ceremony. Daniels was selected to represent the Gateway district out of 17 nominees. Charis Mitchell, Salem, a Horticulture student, was named the Kenosha Star Campus Ambassador, while Lidia Hernandez, of Racine, a Business Management student, was named Racine Campus Star Ambassador.

A panel of three judges representing each campus selected the Campus Star Ambassador. The nine judges then reviewed all the nominees to select a districtwide representative.

The Star Ambassadors represent Gateway at various community and college events. They also become a resource for the college in the area of recruitment and retention of students. Daniels, who represents the district, is scheduled to be a speaker at the Adult High School graduation ceremony this spring. She will also attend a two-day Wisconsin Technical College System leadership conference April 7-April 8 in Madison along with ambassadors from the other technical college districts.
In addition to the experience they will gain and the honor of being named a Star Ambassador, each student also receives a $250 scholarship.

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