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President's Ambassadors serve as official representatives of Wright State University and the Office of the President at various Wright State presidential dinners, meetings, and events. President's Ambassadors also give guided tours and meet with community leaders, alumni, donors, and dignitaries.

President's Ambassadors are a group of premiere students who are committed to Wright State and play a vital role in the reputation of the University. President's Ambassadors are all employees of the Office of the President.

Meet the Ambassadors

Holly-Kristina Averette

Holly-Kristina is a first-year graduate student, seeking a Master of Education degree in the Student Affairs in Higher Education program. In May of 2019, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wright State in Mass Communication.

Anastasia Axiopoulou

Anastasia is a biomedical engineering major and an aspiring physician with a passion in health care, and rights for underrepresented minorities and immigrants.

Abby Backs

Abby is currently a fourth-year medical student working toward her doctorate degree in medicine at Boonshoft School of Medicine.

Syeda Prem Ara Bahar

Syeda is pursuing a master’s degree in public administration at Wright State University. Syeda is an advocate for women’s participation in community development.

Crystal Burns

Crystal is a second-year graduate student in the International and Comparative Politics program. She received her dual bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Studies at Wright State University (WSU), Magna Cum Laude, in 2017.

Markayla Clayton

Markayla is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in psychology with plans of attending graduate school to attain a master’s degree in student affairs in higher education.

Jackson Cornwell

Jackson is a Junior studying Political Science, Philosophy, and International Business. So far, Jackson has had a focus on environmental law and human rights.

Rahima Hamadi

Rahima is pursuing a Master’s Degree in International and Comparative Politics, Master Certificate in Cyber Security, and Master Certificate in Geographic Information Systems.

Blake Herstine

Blake is a first-year MD candidate at Wright State’s Boonshoft School of Medicine. In addition to his current studies, Blake is also a graduate of Wright State with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences with honors.

Tanner Hudson

Tanner is a first-year medical student at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. As a Wright State University alum, Tanner is excited to have returned to his alma mater to pursue his Doctor of Medicine degree.

Linley Locker

Linley is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Health. She is currently the President of Wright State's chapter of Golden Key International Honors Society and is a Peer Mentor for the College of Science and Math.

Lauren Macgregor

Lauren is pursuing a Master's degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education here at Wright State. She also completed her undergraduate schooling here as well. In May 2019, she graduated with her degree in Athletic Training.

Amber Massie

Amber is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences while also working to obtain a licensure to teach AYA integrated sciences.

Zachary Moorman

Zachary is a fourth-year undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Finance and Accountancy through the Raj Soin College of Business.

Austin Rex

Austin is a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics degree. Austin received a Continuing Student Scholarship from the Economics department this past spring semester.

Olivia Sneary

Olivia is a first-year medical student at WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine from Bluffton, Ohio.

Destiny Thomas

Destiny is a senior majoring in Political Science with a minor in African American studies. She is a native Daytonian and alumni of the Dayton Early College Academy. Destiny is a very active member in the Raider Community.

Barbara Zilz

Barbara is a sociology major and a psychology minor. She is the mother of three grown children and the proud grandmother of two grandsons. Wright State University is somewhat a family tradition in her family.

Engaging the Ambassadors

President's Ambassadors are always interested in discovering new ways to assist the University.

If your department is having a large-scale event and is looking for knowledgeable, hard-working students, do not hesitate to contact our Chief Operating Officer, Syeda Bahar at presidentambassador@wright.edu or 937-775-2013 to find out how you can utilize Ambassadors at your event.

Become an Ambassador

Applications for this cycle are now closed.