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Meet the 2016-2017 Student Ambassadors

 

 Daniel Hussion

Name: Daniel H.
Hometown: Charles Town, West Virginia
High School: Jefferson High School
Shepherd Graduation Year: 2019
Major: Biology/Pre-Med
School Email: chussi02@rams.shepherd.edu
Campus Involvement: Tri Beta, Men’s Varsity Soccer Team, MedStep program, Student Ambassador Association
Career Plans: Medical School to become an orthopedic surgeon
What I Love Most About Shepherd: I love the friends and connections I have made while attending Shepherd!

Danielle Fernandez

Name: Danielle F.
Hometown: Damascus, Maryland
High School: Damascus High School
Shepherd Graduation Year: 2018
Major: Elementary Education
School Email: dferna01@rams.shepherd.edu
Campus Involvement: Kappa Delta Pi, Sigma Sigma Sigma, Shepherd Women’s Soccer Team, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Intervarsity Member, Student Ambassador Association
Career Plans: Teach grades K-3 in a title one/inner city location, and get ESOL and special education certified.
What I Love Most About Shepherd: I love the small town feel and attending football games as well as participating in athletics and Greek life.

Elizabeth Boyer

Name: Elizabeth B.
Hometown: Clear Spring, Maryland
High School: Clear Spring High School
Shepherd Graduation Year: 2018
Major: Biology/Chemistry
School Email: eboyer01@rams.shepherd.edu
Campus Involvement: Ram Band, Student Ambassador Association
Career Plans: Work in a laboratory.
What I Love Most About Shepherd: I love the family environment.  You get to know a lot of people on campus and the bonds that you make are unforgettable.  The professors take the time to get to know you and your personality so that they can help you plan your future/career.

Jacob Menard

Name: Jacob M.
Hometown: Hagerstown, Maryland
High School: Clear Spring High School
Shepherd Graduation Year: 2018
Major: Recreation & Sports Studies/History
School Email: jmenar01@rams.shepherd.edu
Campus Involvement: HPERS Student Representative, Student Ambassador Association, Quality Control Coach (Shepherd football)
Career Plans: Become a graduate assistant coach and eventually a head coach for a Division 1 football program.
What I Love Most About Shepherd: I love the friends I have made, and I love the atmosphere of the home football games!

Toni May

Name: Toni M.
Hometown: Kearneysville, West Virginia
High School: Homeschooled
Shepherd Graduation Year: 2018
Major: Early Childhood Education
Campus Involvement: Resident Assistant, Relay For Life Committee, A-Team Member, Student Ambassador Association,
Career Plans: gain some teaching experience and possibly enter the  Peace Corp and travel
What I Love Most About Shepherd: I love the small community feel; it makes networking very easy!  Being able to walk across campus and be guaranteed to know at least one person makes you feel welcomed and needed.  I have gotten to know so many people who have become mentors invested in my success.

Jamie Delawder

Name: Jamie D.
Hometown: Martinsburg, West Virginia
High School: Hedgesville High School
Shepherd Graduation Year: 2020
Major: Undecided
School Email: jdelaw02@rams.shepherd.edu
Campus Involvement: Delta Zeta, Student Ambassador Association 
What I Love Most About Shepherd: I love the Shepherd community–it feels like one big family!

Joshua Hughes

Name: Joshua H.
Hometown: Mechanicsville, Maryland
High School: Chopticon High School
Shepherd Graduation Year: 2017
Major: History/Political Science
School Email: jhughe03@rams.shepherd.edu
Campus Involvement: President of Living History Club, Student Ambassador Association
Career Plans: National Park Service
What I Love Most About Shepherd: I love the location of Shepherd –it is so close to many important historical sites.

Lance Wines

Name: Lance W.
Hometown: Winchester, Virginia
High School: John Handley High School
Shepherd Graduation Year: 2017
Major: Political Science/Sociology
School Email: lwines01@rams.shepherd.edu
Campus Involvement: Pi Sigma Alpha, Black Student Union, International Student Union, SU Debate & Forensics, Pre-Law Society, Student Ambassador Association
Career Plans: Law School or Master’s Degree at Shepherd
What I Love Most About Shepherd: I love the faculty and staff I have worked with!

Lea Cook

Name: Lea C.
Hometown: Charles Town, West Virginia
High School: Washington High School
Shepherd Graduation Year: 2018
Major: Communications/Political Science
School Email: lcook02@rams.shepherd.edu
Campus Involvement: Sigma Sigma Sigma, Student Ambassador Association
Career Plans: Public Affairs
What I Love Most About Shepherd: I love that the Shepherd community is so close knit; it really makes you feel at home!

Markia Daniels

Name: Markia D.
Hometown: Warrenton, Virginia
High School: Kettle Run High School
Shepherd Graduation Year: 2018
Major: Business Administration/ Marketing
Campus Involvement: TRIO Mentor, Student Ambassador Association
What I Love Most About Shepherd: I love the diverse people and experiences at Shepherd.

Mattea Hastings

Name: Mattea H.
Hometown: Martinsburg, West Virginia
High School: Martinsburg High School
Shepherd Graduation Year: 2019
Major: Political Science/Journalism
School Email: mhasti02@rams.shepherd.edu
Campus Involvement: Program Board,  Student Life Committee, Black Student Union, Shepherd University Cheerleading, Student Ambassador Association
Career Plans: Criminal Defense Attorney
What I Love Most About Shepherd: I love the small town feel. Everyone is so close -like a big family- and there is always someone there to support you!

Mitchell Haines

Name: Mitchell H.
Hometown: Slanesville, West Virginia
High School: Hampshire High School
Shepherd Graduation Year: 2019
Major: Social Work
Campus Involvement: Young Life Leader, Student Ambassador Association
Career Plans: Social Worker or Guidance Counselor
What I Love Most About Shepherd: I love the sense of community.  I have never found it hard to meet new people while being at Shepherd and I love that!

Tessa Chafin

Name: Tessa C.
Hometown: Morgantown, West Virginia
High School: University High School
Shepherd Graduation Year: 2020
Major: Political Science
School Email: tchafi01@rams.shepherd.edu
Campus Involvement: ALLIES, Honors Program, Rising Love, Fall Break Initiative, Student Ambassador Association
Career Plans: Law School/Department of the Interior
What I Love Most About Shepherd: I love the sense of family and community I get on this campus.  A friendly face is never too far away!