Volunteer State Community College has a new group of President’s Ambassadors. The 2019-2020 Vol State President’s Ambassadors are, front row from left, Alex Carman, Human Services, Portland, Maddy Woodson, Pre-Law, Camarillo, CA, Lindsey Wray, Pre-Nursing, Mt. Juliet, Hunter Casteel, Computer Information Technology: Programming, Gallatin, Erika Hix, Biology, Lafayette, Rodrigo Galvez Vega, Accounting, Lebanon, Guadalupe T. Hernandez, General Studies, Santa Fe, NM, back row, Giulia Giordani, General Studies, Desenzano del Garda, Italy, Stephen Thomas, Speech Communications, Hendersonville, Dylan Phillips, General Studies, Hilham, Austin Phann, Biology, Cookeville, Joshua Bryant, Chemistry, Gallatin, and Tori Reagan, Health Science, Livingston.
The Ambassadors represent the college at events, conduct campus tours, and help with public relations. Students selected for the President’s Ambassadors scholarship program go through a rigorous vetting and interview process. Successful candidates are selected from over 2,000 eligible students. To be eligible for the program students must have a cumulative 3.0 grade point average and have completed at least 12 college-level credit hours at Vol State. The scholarship covers full tuition and fees at the in-state rate, as well as a $300 per semester book stipend. Students selected serve a one-year term.