October 01, 2004

Five serving as student ambassadors

by Pete Rosenbery

CARBONDALE, Ill. - - Five students are serving as ambassadors for the College of Education and Human Resources at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Student ambassadors serve on the Dean's Advisory Council, may lead campus tours and visit with prospective students and their parents at open houses, serve as liaisons to alumni, community and campus organizations and do other volunteer work.

Ambassadors serve one-year terms, must be in good academic standing, attend full-time and must be at least sophomores. They must apply for the positions, and a committee made up of faculty and staff in their college makes the selections.

Here's a complete list of scholars, their grade levels and specializations, honors and achievements and their parents names, all listed alphabetically by hometown:

Anna: Jamie E. Eaves, a senior majoring in elementary education with a specialization in mathematics, she is a Big Brothers/Big Sisters volunteer, Golden Key International Honor Society president, a member of the Illinois Education Student Organization, Elementary Educators Student Organization, a member of the SIUC Dean's List, and National Dean's List, recipient of the Teaching Excellence in Mathematics and Science scholarship, and the Roye and Floralee Bryant Scholarship. She is the daughter of Dave and Kathy Eaves.

Chicago: Marlon G. Jones, a senior in art education, he looks forward to using his gift to help youth in the community. He is the son of the Rev. Michael A. and Geri Jones.

Effingham: Bridget M. Sandschafer, a senior in communication sciences and disorders, she was an ambassador in the 2003-2004 school year, a member of the Saluki Volunteer Corps, a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society, the Gamma Beta Phi honor society, the National Students Speech, Language and Hearing Association, and has a 4.0 grade point average. She is the daughter of Joe and Sue Archaimbault.

Jacksonville: Jill M. Shaw, a junior in health education with a specialization in community health, she is a member of the Phi Lambda Theta and ETA Sigma Gamma honorary fraternities.

Strasburg: Danell A. Spannagel, is a senior in speech pathology, she is a member of the Golden Key Honor Society, the National Speech, Science Language and Hearing Association, Saluki Volunteer Corps, and has a 4.0 grade point average. She is the daughter of Greg and Michelle Spannagel.