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Released August 16, 2005


SOUTHERN MISS ANNOUNCES COLLEGE OF HEALTH AMBASSADORS

Hattiesburg– The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Health has named its 2005-2006 ambassadors.

The 19 students were selected based on academic excellence and leadership skills. The students will participate in recruitment and retention efforts as well as represent the college at other events on and off campus. The names of the ambassadors and their hometowns are listed below:

Bradley Barlow of Biloxi is a senior nutrition and food systems major. Barlow, the son of Craig and Pam, is also the treasurer of the Student Dietetic Association.

Danyella Berry of Pearl is a junior social work major. Berry, the daughter of Willie and Mary, is a member of AASO, Black Alliance, and the University Activities Council.

Julie Clemons of Deville, La., is a senior deaf education major. She is a member of Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society, Phi Eta Sigma, and the Baptist Student Union leadership team. She is the daughter of Bob and Brenda Clemons.

Staci Cox of Brandon is a senior exercise science major. She is also a Lucky Day scholar, cabinet chair of Lucky Day executive team, historian of American Humanics, and a 2005 Golden Eagle Welcome Weekend crew member. She is the daughter of Keith and Amber Cox.

Shannon Davis of Brandon is a junior nursing major. She is a member of Southern Style, Dixie Darlings, Lambda Sigma, Gamma Rho Chi, Phi Mu sorority, and the Student Government Association development and planning committee. Her parents are Carlos and Hollie Davis.

Renisha Fontenot of Hattiesburg is a senior therapeutic recreation major. She is a Luck Day scholar, a Golden Eagle Welcome Weekend crew member, and is a member of Big Brother/Big Sister, the African American Student Association, and the Recreations Major Association. She is the daughter of Doris Fontenot.

Aimee Gros of Port Allen, La., is a junior athletic training major. She is a resident assistant and is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, the Student Government Association, and the Student Sports Medicine Association. Her parents are Michael and Sheri Gros.

Shavaya Coletta Harlson of Port Allen, La., is a junior kinesiology major. She is a Lucky Day scholar, Lucky Day mentor, Golden Eagle Welcome Weekend crew member, National Residence Halls Chapter member, and National College Honors Society member. Her parents are Philander Cole and Felicia Beard.

Kimberly Hetherington of Slidell, La., is a junior speech pathology major. She is a member of the Speech Hearing Association and the National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association. Her parents are Ed and Rhonda Hetherington.

Arlecia L. Hudson of Canton is a senior social work major. Hudson served as the 2004-2005 historian and community service co-chair for S.P.E.E.D. and is a member of the Baptist Student Union. She is the daughter of Joe Simpson and Linda Braun.

Monica L. Jordan of Brandon is a senior nursing major. She is a member of Phi Mu sorority, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Student Nurses Association, and the Christian Nurses Association. Her parents are Michael and Melissa Jordon.

Cecilia Lynn of Ocean Springs is a junior nursing major. She is the daughter of Martha and Frank Lynn Jr.

Latessa B. Minor of Hattiesburg is a senior community health science major. She is a Lucky Day scholar, Oseola McCarty scholar, and Alumni scholar. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, NAACP, Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Eta Sigma, and Gamma Beta Phi. Her parents are Robert and Doris Minor.

Chelsea Newman of Pascagoula is a senior speech pathology major. She serves as secretary of Chi Omega sorority and is a member of the Order of Omega Greek Honor Society, Golden Key Honor Society, and Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. Her parents are Rhett and Lynn Newman.

Donald Garret Rayborn of Natchez is a senior exercise science major. He is the son of Gary and Lauren Rayborn.

Brittany Taylor of Gretna, La., is a junior nutrition and dietetics major and is a member of the Honors College. She is also a Leadership scholar, a Lucky Day mentor, and a member of Gamma Beta Phi. Her parents are Ancil and Donna Taylor.

Lauren White of Gulfport is a junior nursing major. She is a member of Chi Omega sorority, Gamma Beta Phi, the University Activities Council and The Legacy. Her parents are Greg and Sheila White.

Jamesia Wilson of Jackson is a senior social work major. She is the president of Zeta Phi Beta sorority and is a member of the Bachelor of Social Work Club and a member of S.P.E.E.D. Her parents are Carl and Brenda Wilson.

Lauren Wozniak of Birmingham, Ala., is a sophomore nursing major. She is a member of the Catholic Student Association, The Legacy, and Big Brother/Big Sister. Her parents are Brian and Jeannie Wozniak.

 

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