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Sequatchie County student Emalee Hamblen was selected to be part of the College of Business Student Ambassador's team at Tennessee Tech University.

Hamblen is a junior accounting major. She graduated from Sequatchie County High School in 2008. She received the HOPE, Grady P. Williams and the American Business Women's Association scholarships. Hamblen has been on the Dean's List from 2008-10. She is the daughter of Monty and Rhonda Hamblen, the granddaughter of Molly Ann Hamblen and the late Jackie Hamblen, Marvin and Linda Faye Rogers and Gene Boyd.

TTU COB students and the business student ambassadors hit the road each fall to visit high schools all over the state of Tennessee to talk to high school students about college readiness, to explain mastering the scholarship and college application process and to spread the word about the benefits of being a business student.

COB Student Ambassadors are students from all business majors whose activities include assisting at college and university functions; recruiting new students through visits and correspondence; and promoting college spirit through events like Business Foundation meetings and homecoming activities. Ambassadors must be at least sophomores and have at least a 2.0 GPA. New ambassadors are selected each spring semester by an application and interview process.