Clay N. Hixson Student Success Center

Student Ambassadors

The College of Engineering Student Ambassadors serve in a leadership role promoting all majors in the college and attend events on the campus and off the campus. We are looking for outgoing, friendly students who possess a genuine love for Tennessee Tech and the College of Engineering, and are willing to help represent the engineering programs and share their campus experiences with prospective students while working as a member of a team. Serving as a Student Ambassador is a prestigious honor and a unique opportunity for personal and professional growth.


  • Enrolled full-time Tennessee Tech student
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exhibit leadership skills
  • Very reliable, responsible, and dependable
  • Positive role model
  • Have sufficient time (occasional nights and weekends)

Responsibilities & Benefits

  • Provide campus tours for prospective students, conferences, events, and activities
  • Represent Tennessee Tech during college events
  • Assist with duties and tasks related to events sponsored by the College of Engineering
  • Work with diverse populations and provide tips on being a successful student
  • Participate in a mandatory Student Ambassador Team training and meetings
  • Help maintain Student Success Center appearance and professionalism
  • Work with the Makers on the Move Program
  • Assist with The Renaissance Engineer Professional Development Series
  • Network with alumni and professionals

Student Ambassadors 2017-2018

Kalen Berry:  Junior, ECE major  from Knoxville, TN

Deonte Blair: Junior, MET major from Knoxville, TN

Josiah Brewster:  Junior, ECE major from Watertown, TN

Hannah Burns:  Senior, MET major from Spring Hill, TN

Destiny Bussell:  Senior, CHE major from New Tazewell, TN

Mahongony Cobb:  Sophomore, ME major from Knoxville, TN

Ethan Crabtree:  Junior, CEE major from Kingston, TN

Caleb Currie:  Senior, CSCmajor from Ripley, TN

J.R. Davis:  Senior, ME major from Greenbrier, TN

Jonathan Dean:  Junior, ECE major from Hixson, TN

Bryan Dimino:  Sophomore, ME major from Gallatin, TN

Christopher Dodson:  Junior, CEE major from Humboldt, TN

Katrina Eccles:  Senior, ECE major from Jefferson City, TN

Shelley Edwards:  Junior, CHE major from Rockwood, TN

Austin Garcia:  Junior, ME major from Franklin, TN

George Gerges:  Junior, MET major from Cookeville, TN

Amela Gjishti:  Junior, CSC major fromCookeville, TN

Hunter Hinshaw:  Junior, MET major from Mount Juliet, TN

Holland Hysmith:  Junior, CHE major from Knoxville, TN

Mustafa Kabakci:  Junior, CSC major from Aydin, Turkey

Nathan Kendall:  Senior, CSC major from Cookeville, TN

Carolyn Knox:  Sophomore, ME major from Cookeville, TN

Grant Ley:  Junior, CSC major from Milan, TN

Chad McDowell:  Senior, ECE major from Carthage, TN

Said Mohamed:  Sophomore, ME major from Nashville, TN

Angelina Ortiz:  Senior, CHE major from Oak Ridge, TN

Jacob Ramaker:  Junior, CHE major from Milan, TN

Nicholas Russell:  Senior, ME major from Chattanooga, TN

Michael Sain:  Senior, ECE major from Sparta, TN

Jimmy Scales:  Senior, CEE major from Cookeville, TN

Mathew Smith:  Junior, CHE major from Bristol, TN

Trejon Spratling:  Senior, ME major from Oak Ridge, TN

Ryan Thurston:  Senior, ME major from Old Hickory, TN

Kristen Vargas:  Junior, CHE major from Camden, TN

Gabrielle Waters:  Junior, CHE major from Hermitage, TN

Cayleigh York:  Sophomore, MET major from Mount Juliet, TN