Melissa Hanes of Biloxi, Miss., was selected to serve as a College of Health Ambassador for the 2010-11 academic year at The University of Southern Mississippi.
Students are selected to represent the College of Health as an Ambassador based on the student’s academic achievement and leadership qualities. Ambassadors represent the college at a variety of campus and community events and are dedicated to expanding the College of Health by increasing the college student body and promoting health and excellence through research, teaching, and service.
Hanes is a graduate student and the daughter of David and Dawn Hanes. She is a member of the Student Dietetics Association where she serves as philanthropy chair and Tri Beta where she serves as vice president.