Gwinnett Tech Chooses New Student Ambassadors

October 17, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Chooses New Student Ambassadors
Class of Ambassadors Will Serve in Coming Academic Year


2014 Student Ambassadors
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Gwinnett Technical College (GTC) has chosen 33 students as the Mμ Class of Student Ambassadors, serving GTC until the fall of 2015.

This elite group serves as the face of the college by assisting with school-wide and recruitment activities. They serve as hosts for GTC visitors, represent the college at campus functions and participate in a wide range of community outreach projects.

“With students from a wide range of programs, ages and experiences, this select group of Student Ambassadors really represents the diverse and inclusive perspective we have at Gwinnett Tech,” said Rachel Mariano, student life director.

Ambassadors are chosen through faculty nominations and a series of interviews. In addition, they must maintain GPA and service hour requirements.

GTC’s newest Student Ambassadors and their programs of study include:

  • Adedamola Bakare, Automotive Technology, from Stone Mountain

  • Alain Bopda, Air Conditioning Technology, from Gainesville

  • Ali Reyes, Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management, from Lawrenceville

  • Aneesha Khan-Valerio, Accounting, from Dacula

  • Angela Fancher, Pre-Diagnostic Medical Sonography, from Buford

  • Arvisse Saunders, Marketing Management, from Buford

  • Carlos Guedze, Bioscience, from Lawrenceville

  • Carolina Villegas, Pre-Nursing, from Duluth

  • Charlene Smith, Business Management, from Duluth

  • Chiquita Buntyn, Early Childhood Care and Education, from Dacula

  • Chinechendu Udeinya, Pre-Nursing, from Lawrenceville

  • Christian McDuffie, Business Management, from Duluth

  • Delores McKinnon, Website Design, from Lawrenceville

  • Donald Tucker, Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management, from Stone Mountain

  • Holly Tran, General Studies, from Hoschton

  • India McCollum, Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management, from Lawrenceville

  • James Lane, Pre-Nursing, from Lawrenceville

  • Jasmine Glenn, Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management, from Decatur

  • Jia Xin Zhu, Pre-Radiologic Technology, from Lawrenceville

  • Jonathan Owens, Game Development, from Winder

  • Jodie Strickland, Pre-Diagnostic Medical Sonography, from Lawrenceville

  • Kathy Carey, Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management, from Duluth

  • Kevin Kruger, Information Security Specialist, from Snellville

  • Lauren Pelletier, Pre-Diagnostic Medical Sonography, from Snellville

  • Martin Aquino, Veterinary Technology, from Snellville

  • Nathaniel Edwards, Air Conditioning Technology, from Dacula

  • Palmer Hill, Jr., Pre-Radiologic Technology, from Grayson

  • Sanae Case, General Studies, from Lawrenceville

  • Shikura Cazeau, Business Management/General Management, from Loganville

  • Tanner Moore, Pre-Nursing, from Lawrenceville

  • Terry Bishop, Technical Specialist, from Lawrenceville

  • Tonya Simonton, Criminal Justice, from Lawrenceville

  • Virgil Davis, Marketing Management, from Atlanta


GTC offers more than 50 degree, diploma and certificate student options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information, visit or call 770-962-7580.


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