2011-2012 Wilmington College
Student Ambassadors

Our Student Ambassadors are the backbone of your campus visit.  They are current students (freshmen through seniors) who serve as hosts to students visiting campus on individual visits, and conduct campus tours during the visit days. They not only serve as tour guides, they also fulfill other roles in the Admission Office such as data entry and direct mail processing, and general office duties. Feel free to email any of them if you have questions about the college.

Rhia Batson
Class of 2013
Email: rbatson@wilmington.edu
Major: Psychology and Social Work
Hometown: Middletown, Ohio
Favorite Food: Mexican
Favorite Color: White
Favorite Saying: “Live and let live”
Favorite Restaurant: Brio
Favorite Movie: Dazed and Confused
Campus Activities: Student Ambassador, Peer mentor, Delta Omega Theta Sorority, “Plunger”
What do you like about working in the Admission office or why did you want to work here? I like that we have a chance to see potential new students before anyone else. I love sharing with parents and students what we have to offer here. What makes you interesting? I am a quarter middle eastern and I have come from a very diverse area.
Why did you choose WC? I choose WC because my mom went here and loved it, and also because everyone on campus made me feel very welcome.

Jada Brown
Professor: Mary-Rose Zink
Class: Psychology
Movie: Law Abiding Citizen
Food: Everything but Chinese
Building: BOYD
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Major: Criminal Justice and Psychology Class of 2014
Interesting Things About me: I went to Hawaii for my senior trip!
I’m Involved In: Women’s Basketball Team and Black Student Initiative
Advice to Incoming Students: Work hard and do your best!

Jared Burson
Professor: Kim Issaic
Class: Wellness and Business Management
Movie: A-Team
Food: Chipotle
Building: Herman Court
Hometown: Springboro, Ohio
Major: Wellness Class of 2015
Interesting Things About Me: Very easy to talk to!
I’m Involved In: Fooball
Advice to Incoming Students: Have fun every day!

Kasey Clouser
Professor: Harold Thirey 
Class: Foundations of Education
Movie: Home Alone
Food: Pizza
Building: Friends
Hometown: Greenfield, Ohio
Major: Agricultural Education and Production Class of 2014
Interesting Things About me: I love to bale hay and enjoy reading!
Advice to Incoming Students: Be organized!

Caitlyn Dever
Class of 2013
Email: 
cdever@wilmington.edu
Major: Agriculture with a concentration in Business
Hometown: Johnstown, Ohio
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Saying: "Live, Laugh, Love"
Favorite Restaurant: 
Hoggys
Favorite Movie: Dirty Dancing
Campus Activities: Aggies
What do you like about working in the Admission office or why did you want to work here? I want to work in the Admission Office because I feel like I am part of an amazing team that is building on a great foundation to make it fun and exciting for new students. What makes you interesting? What makes me interesting is that I am a country girl with a girly twist!
Why did you choose WC? The atmosphere here on campus! It feels like home.

Ivory Elms
Professor: Mary-Rose Zink
Class: Mass Communications
Movie: Blade 3 
Food: Pizza
Building: RCC
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
Major: Communications Class of 2014
Interesting Things About me: I love to eat!
I’m Involved In: Football and Sigma Zeta
Advice to Incoming Students: Stay on your P’s and Q’s!

Brandi Fornshell
Class of 2013
Email: 
bfornshell@wilmington.edu
Major: Agriculture with a concentration in Agronomy
Hometown: Eaton, Ohio
Favorite Food: I love it all!
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Restaurant: 
Chipotle
Favorite Movie: Blind Side
Campus Activities: Aggies, 4-H What do you like about working in the Admission office or why did you want to work here? I love to give tours! What makes you interesting? I show goats.
Why did you choose WC? 
I choose WC because of the small campus and community and family atmosphere.

Christy Green
Class of 2012
Email: 
cgreen@wilmington.edu
Major: Math Education
Hometown: 
Jamestown, Ohio
Favorite Food: 
Italian
Favorite Color: 
Pink
Favorite Saying: 
“Be a best friend, tell the truth, ever use I love you, go to work, do your best, don’t out smart your common sense”
Favorite Restaurant: Mongolian BBQ
Favorite Movie: She’s the Man
Campus Activities: 
Ambassador, coaching volleyball, volunteer work, community service
What do you like about working in the Admission office or why did you want to work here? 
I love getting to know new people and sharing my experiences with people. What makes you interesting? My personality. Why did you choose WC? The campus size, education program, and it is close to home.

Emily Heizer

Class of 2013
Email: eheizer@wilmington.edu
Major: 
Agriculture and Education
Hometown: Lynchburg, Ohio
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite Saying: 
“It will be alright in the end!”
Favorite Restaurant: 
Olive Garden
Favorite Movie: 
Dirty Dancing
Campus Activities: 
DTS Lil Sis sorority, Aggies, 4-H
What do you like about working in the Admission office or why did you want to work here? I wanted to work with a group of people who are close and get along. I heard the office was a fun and enjoyable place to work.
What makes you interesting? I am very outgoing and I love trying new things. I am completely random and I love being around people. I also love showing cows. Why did you choose WC? I choose WC because it is close to my hometown and it is a small campus. I felt at home as soon as I came here the first time.

 

Joshua Allen Kincaid
Class of 2013
Email: 
jkincaid@wilmington.edu
Major: Business Management and Religion and Philosophy
Hometown: Goshen, OH
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Saying: “Don’t go chasing waterfalls”
Favorite Restaurant: 
Don Pablos
Favorite Movie: 
Dumb and Dumber
Campus Activities: 
Tennis, intramural basketball and wiffleball, and ping pong What do you like about working in the Admission office or why did you want to work here? It’s such a great atmosphere and work environment here and everyone is so nice. Meeting the new incoming students and giving my perspective of WC is always fun.What makes you interesting? My sense of humor and open personality. Why did you choose WC? I choose WC for the small class sizes and a better relationship with the professors.

Maria Larson
Professor: Mary-Rose Zink
Class: Psychology of Personality
Movie: Coyote Ugly
Food: Salad
Building: College Hall
Hometown: Visby, Sweden
Major: Psychology Class of 2012
Interesting Things About me: Moved to the States from Sweden two years ago to start college.
I’m Involved In: Supplemental Instruction, Wilmington College Blog.
Advice to Incoming Students: Attend events and happenings on campus as much as possible. Stay open minded and don’t be afraid to try new things!

Sarah Maraan
Professor: Jen Walker
Class: Introduction to Athletic Training
Movie: The Benchwarmers
Food: Animal Crackers
Building: Pyle
Hometown: Fairfield, Ohio
Major: Athletic Training Class of 2015
Interesting Things About me: I love to be outside and with my friends and family!
I’m involved In: Softball
Advice to Incoming Students: Stay organized and don’t be afraid to try new things.

Amethyst Rayford
Professor: Martha Hendricks
Class: Multi-Cultural Psychology
Movie: Legend of the Falls
Food: Pickles
Building: BOYD

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Major: Psychology Class of 2012
Interesting Things About me: I studied Japanese from Kindergarten to Sophomore year of High School.
I’m Involved In: BSI, Peer Mentor, Psychology Club
Advice to incoming Students: Write down EVERYTHING! No matter what, it will be important later and always remember to have fun!

Kali Wilt
Class of 2012
Email:
 kwilt@wilmington.edu
Major: Agriculture with a concentration in Agronomy
Hometown: Washington Court House, Ohio
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite Saying: “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those that matter don’t mind” - Dr. Seuss 
Favorite Restaurant: Olive Garden
Favorite Movie: 8 Seconds
Campus Activities: DTS Lil Sis
What do you like about working in the Admission office or why did you want to work here? Working in the office has helped me to grow as a person. I like the people I work with. It’s a great opportunity to work on your people and professional skills.
What makes you interesting? I was Fayette County Pork Queen. Both of my older siblings went to Wilmington College and met their spouses here. Why did you choose WC? My two older siblings went here and loved it. I also love the campus, people, and small town atmosphere.

Sahe Wright
Professor: Tim hawk
Class: Newspaper: The Witness
Movie: Hercules
Food: Waffle Fries
Building: RCC
Hometown: Miamisburg, Ohio
Major: Communication and Sports Management Class of 2013
Interesting Things About Me: I sing and write songs!
Advice to incoming Students: Have fun and go to class!