Five Students Selected as UK Ambassadors

Contact: Kelley Bozeman

Photo of 2004 UK Student Ambassadors (L to R) Allison Leet, Michelle Bishop, Will Nash, Jennifer Yue and Lee Wilson.
The 2004 UK Student Ambassadors are (L to R) Allison Leet, Michelle Bishop, Will Nash, Jennifer Yue and Lee Wilson.

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“This is one of the highest honors a UK student can receive. These students represent UK to future students, our alumni and friends. Selection as a UK Ambassador means you are the best of the best.”

-- Lee T. Todd Jr.,
president,
University of Kentucky

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 10, 2004) -- The University of Kentucky has selected five students to serve as ambassadors for the university during the 2004-2005 school year. They are Michelle L. Bishop from Scottsville, Ky.; Allison E. Leet from St. Louis, Mo.; Will Nash from Glasgow, Ky.; Lee F. Wilson from Eddyville, Ky.; and Jennifer L. Yue from Frankfort, Ky.

The UK Ambassador program is composed of five undergraduate students who are selected through a rigorous interview process. These students serve as official public relations liaisons for the University of Kentucky. The ambassadors travel throughout the state with various UK departments, speaking to students, parents, alumni and friends of the university on a variety of topics including admissions and the transition from high school to college.

“This is one of the highest honors a UK student can receive,” said UK President Lee T. Todd Jr. “These students represent UK to future students, our alumni and friends. Selection as a UK Ambassador means you are the best of the best.”

Bishop is a sophomore pursuing a degree in accounting and finance in the Gatton College of Business and Economics; Leet is a junior pursuing a degree in elementary education in the College of Education; Nash is a sophomore pursuing a degree in political science and economics in the College of Arts and Sciences; Wilson, who will serve as the student coordinator over the ambassadors, is a senior pursuing a degree in public service and leadership in the College of Agriculture; and Yue is a sophomore pursuing a degree in communications in the College of Communications and Information Studies.


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