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LSC-Kingwood seeks student ambassadors for 2010-2011 year

Students interested in representing Lone Star College-Kingwood around campus and in the community are encouraged to apply for the college’s Student Ambassadors program.

Student ambassadors are charged to represent the college throughout the feeder area and in the community along with representing the college at official functions.

“Ambassadors are the face of the college and help promote programs and services in addition to helping with the recruitment of new students,” said Chris Crumley, director of Enrollment Management at LSC-Kingwood. “We are looking for student leaders and persons of integrity, honesty and trustworthiness to become student ambassadors.”

Eligibility requirements mandate that students must be a LSC-Kingwood student or a graduating high school senior enrolling at LSC-Kingwood for the 2010-2011 academic year. Applicants must also have a 2.5 GPA or higher; the ability to speak comfortably to a group of youths or adults; have excellent communication skills; and be available for training, bi-weekly meetings and some evening and weekend events. They must also commit to a minimum of 30 community service hours each semester.

“There are eight to ten positions available. Each ambassador will receive a $300 scholarship per semester for completing at least 30 community service hours. They will also receive an official uniform,” Crumley said.

Interested applicants can apply online for the Student Ambassadors program at http://www.lonestar.edu/kingwood-ambassadors.htm. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, Aug. 31. For more information, contact Chris Crumley at 281-312-1777 or Christopher.S.Crumley@LoneStar.edu.

Register now for fall 2010 credit classes in one of three ways: phone, online or on campus.  Classes are offered days, evenings, or weekends in traditional, Internet, video, TV and independent study formats. Current students can register by telephone at 281-591-6625. Former and current students can register online at www.LoneStar.edu/registration.

For general information about Lone Star College-Kingwood, call 281-312-1600 or visit our Web site at http://lonestar.edu/kingwood.htm

With more than 62,000 students in credit classes in spring 2010, and a total enrollment of nearly 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the second largest and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. LSCS consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit www.LoneStar.edu.