Luckyday Leadership Team


The Leadership Team works closely with office staff to plan and promote Luckyday programming for all current scholars. They also help with events and promoting awareness of the Luckyday Program for potential scholars from Mississippi high schools. The team is chosen through an application and interview process. Their term of service runs from January to December. 

2018 Luckyday Leadership Team Members

Ambassador Team

Our Ambassadors focus their efforts on an external audience, working with incoming Luckyday Scholars, high school students, campus community, and Luckyday alumni. Members may plan events for these groups or work on on-going initiatives. The Ambassadors help plan or assist with the following events and programs:

  • Luckyday Scholarship application review
  • Luckyday Program Preview for accepted students
  • Homecoming tailgate/event
  • Recruiting events on campus or at secondary schools
  • Semester meetings/special guest speakers
  • Welcome Weekend events and activities
  • Social media promotions
  • Sharing Luckyday stories through blog, social media, or print


Members of the Ambassador Team

Jessica Barnett
Junior, Criminal Justice

Sarah Chappell
Sophomore, Speech Pathology & Audiology

Jourdan Greene
Sophomore, Political Science

Alexis Lanier
Sophomore, Biochemistry

Tyler Lewis
Sophomore, Health Sciences

Carley Williams
Sophomore, Interdisciplinary Studies


Events Team

Our Events Team members work to provide opportunities for current scholars to interact, learn new skills, become better versions of themselves, and just have fun! Members help with the following events, and even plan some on their own during the year:Luckyday Program Preview for accepted students

  • Luckyday Program Preview for accepted students
  • Welcome Weekend events
  • Luckyday Citizenship Hall friendly baking competition: Cupcake Wars
  • Luckyday Spring Gala
  • Social event a semester, such as a coffee shop, murder mystery dinner, game night, etc.
  • Promotional videos, flyers, stories, etc for their events and other program activities


Members of the Events Team

Carter Brand
Junior, Kinesiology

Kimberly Haines
Sophomore, Social Work

Hadley Howell
Sophomore, Dance

Hayes McGregor
Junior, Elementary Education

Jasmine Richardson
Junior, Elementary Education

Earl Stoudemire
Sophomore, Journalism

Nicole Wiggs
Sophomore, Social Work