Meet the Ambassadors
Caylie graduated from Kingwood Park High School (class of 2012). Ever since she graduated from high school she has been taking classes at Lone Star College-Kingwood because it's close to home and affordable for her. She wants to get her Associate of Arts degree and possibly transfer to the University of Houston to peruse a degree in Education. Caylie joined Student Ambassadors to meet new people and get involved. She is excited to be an Ambassador this year because she is looking forward to all the tours she gets to give and all the exciting events in which she get to participate.
Nicole Burgin graduated from Summer Creek High school (Class of 2012). She is attending LSC-Kingwood because it's close by, it's affordable, and it's a pretty awesome place. She spends her time between school and working as a pre-school teacher. In the spring of 2014 Nicole will be transferring to the University of Houston to major in History with a minor in Education. She wants to become a high school teacher. Nicole is very excited to be a returning Ambassador this year and is looking forward to showing you around campus.
Katherine Delgado is originally from Miami, Florida and moved to Atascocita, Texas in 2008. She graduated from Atascocita High School (Class of 2010). Katherine attends LSC-Kingwood to get her Associate of Arts in Business. She plans to transfer to the University of Houston to major in Business Administration-Marketing and minor in Dance. She is enthusiastic about being in the Ambassador Program because it is a great opportunity to enhance her outgoing personality as she helps herself, and other prospective students, pursue their dreams.
Ekikere Ime Etokebe (Ek)
Ek attended Porter High School (Class of 2012). Since graduation Ek has been enrolled as a full-time student at Lone Star College-Kingwood, where he is completing his core courses for his undergraduate degree. Ek attends Lone Star College because it's a great opportunity and a stepping stone for greater things in life. He wants to further his studies in Biology at the University of Texas or the University of Houston. Ek is very excited to be an Ambassador because of the networking opportunities, leadership, and friendships he will be able to make.
Guadalupe attended Dayton High School. She graduated high school early and has attended Lone Star College-Kingwood for two semesters. She attends LSC- Kingwood because she loves going to a school where the faculty and students take their work seriously. She plants to transfer to the University of Houston and then to UT Health School of Dentistry in Houston. Guadalupe is excited to be an Ambassador because she loves working together and building relationships with other students.
Nubia Forero attended Humble High School graduated a year early, since graduation she has attended Lone Star College-Kingwood to complete her Associate of Science. She would like to attend the University of Houston and major in Biomedical Engineering. She is really excited to be a part of the Student Ambassador program for her second year, to meet great people and learn more about herself as a leader.
Tyler Guerrero is beginning his Junior year here at LSC-Kingwood. In the spring he will transfer to St. Thomas University to work towards his Bachelor's in English Literature with a goal to someday teach English overseas in Japan. Having been an Ambassador for a semester already, Tyler jumps at the opportunity to assist at any campus or community events. Also, being a huge advocate of the Sherlock series, he has made one of his life philosophies to rely on deductive reasoning: "First, you must eliminate the impossible. Then, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth."
Ashley Lara is excited to be a Student Ambassador. She has been a student at LSC-Kingwood for about two years. She is looking forward to helping out prospective student through their transition to LSC-Kingwood. She is planning to attend the University of Houston in order to receive a degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Jacob Mayfield graduated from Kingwood High School, a year early, in 2013. During his senior year, Jacob was Vice President of Debate, runner up state champion in Public Forum Debate, AP Academic Scholar with Distinction, UIL Current Issue's Regional Champion, Houston Endowment Jones Scholar, and National Forensic League Academic All American. He now attends Lone Star College-Kingwood where he is receiving much of the course work required for his major. Lone Star College- Kingwood was an easy choice for Jacob due to its convenience, small class sizes, affordability, and excellent staff. This is Jacob's first year as an Ambassador, but he is very excited about the program and his attendance at LSC-Kingwood. After LSC-Kingwood, Jacob plans to transfer to McComb's School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin where he will be majoring in Finance and minoring in English. Once completed, Jacob aspires to attend Law School, also at the University of Texas, so he can practice corporate law and hopefully litigate.
Marcie McAnally is 20 years old and from Huffman, Texas. She was homeschooled before coming to Lone Star College-Kingwood through the Dual Credit Program and earned her diploma in 2011. In May, Marcie obtained her Associate of Arts from LSC-Kingwood with Phi Theta Kappa honors and is preparing to transfer to Texas A&M University next Fall to study Kinesiology with a focus on Dance Science. This year, she is working toward her Associate of Science while at LSC-Kingwood. As well as being a Student Ambassador, she is currently the 2013-2014 Student Government Association President and The Drill Team Manager of The Coyote Pack. She is expecting her first child in November and plans to name her Cora. After graduating college with her Bachelor of Science, Marcie will pursue opening her own dance studio and starting a pre-professional ballet company.
Joe Mendez is a graduate of Humble High School. He has participated in many organizations in high school and college: Band, Ballet Folklorico, Coyote Crew and the Coyote Pack. Joe is attending LSC-Kingwood to earn an Associate of Arts in Music. He then plans to transfer to the University of Houston to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in Music with elective studies in Instrumental Teacher Certification. Joe is excited to be a Student Ambassador because he loves to advocate LSC-Kingwood to the Houston community. He also enjoys meeting new people and likes to work many of the Student Life Events on and off campus.
Maribel Olvera graduated for Porter High School (class of 2012). She moved from Nevada when she was 12 and has grown to love Texas. Since high school Maribel has volunteered to help in community events and enjoys the opportunity to meet new people. She is attending LSC-Kingwood because it is affordable and close to home. Maribel has many hobbies some of those include Zumba, reading and exploring new places. In her spare time she loves to cook and attend lectures on campus.
Nia Ramirez graduated from Splendora High School (Class of 2012). She is attending Lone Star College-Kingwood to get her Associate's Degree in Art. She then plans to transfer to Sam Houston State University so she can pursue a Bachelor's Degree in Communications. In her spare time Nia enjoys helping others and being involved in many school activities. She is excited to be a second year Ambassador for Lone Star College-Kingwood, so she can share and gain leadership skills. She would like to show visitors and incoming students that college is not something to be nervous about; it is something to be excited about. College is a new beginning to not just an education, but to one's life.
Nimah Raza is a graduate of Kingwood High (Class of 2012) and was born in Houston, Texas on December 15, 1993. She is attending Lone Star College-Kingwood and is enjoying the kind, comfortable, and open-minded atmosphere. She is a first year Ambassador and is excited to help new students feel more comfortable with the college transition. She loves to meet new people and has a very outgoing personality. Nimah also speaks Urdu and English. She tells others to, "Ask away," in either language. She hopes to have another wonderful year here.
Muntaha Saleem was born in Karachi, Pakistan and lived there for 20 years. She moved to Houston two years ago and loves it here. Muntaha is majoring in Accounting. She is always ready to help, so never hesitate to ask!
Ashley Silva is a Porter High School graduate (Class of 2012). She was born on February 15, 1994 in Harbor City, California and moved to Texas at the age of eleven because of her parents’ jobs. In high school, she was involved in various activities including Choir, Theater Arts, Student Council, Fashion Design and Spanish Club among other commitments. Outside of school, she found time to volunteer as a teacher in her church. In her first year of college, Ashley was selected as a Lone Star College-Kingwood Student Ambassador and hoped to improve her leadership skills. She is currently a sophomore and is a big part of student orientation (Coyote Camp) in her role as Coyote Crew; she serves on the Executive Board for the Student Government Association (SGA) and is also a Student Ambassador. She is ambitious and eager to help represent the student body at Lone Star College-Kingwood.