The Belmont Ambassadors recently won the National Award for “Outstanding Organization Student Ambassadors” at the 2008 Association of Student Advancement Programs (ASAP) conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. ASAP is the student affiliated organization of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), which is the professional organization for advancement professionals at all levels who work in alumni relations, communications, fundraising, marketing and other areas. CASE’s membership consists of nearly 3,400 institutions worldwide, which include approximately 300 ASAP student organizations.
The Ambassadors are an elite group of students who serve as the official hosts and hostesses for University and Presidential events and are coordinated out of the Office of Alumni Relations. 2008-2009 Belmont Ambassadors are: Caroline Adams, Hillary Bond, Betsy Bruington, Payten Butler, Stephanie Cantwell, Anna Chatham, Megan Cope, Ameshia Cross, Kristian Gingrich, Kaitlin Guest, Christina Inman, Fatima Karwandyar, Klay Kelley, Cheryl Luquire, Brandon Maxwell, Kate Miller, Mark Noel, Olawale Osinusi, Taylor Payne, Heather Pierce, Shannon Saunders, Tyler Schlandt, Will Shipp, Audra Stratton, Mary Lauren Walden and Emily White. Associate Director of Alumni Relations Kelly Fish serves as the staff advisor for the Ambassadors.