The Parent and Family Ambassadors support the work of the Parent Association and assist with campus activities for parents and families such as those taking place during Advising Conferences, K Week, and Family Weekend.
Kelly Capps is a senior Accounting and Finance major. She is from Georgetown, Kentucky and is the daughter of Jimmie and Brenda Capps. She is very involved with UK's Office of New Student and Parent Programs. During her years at UK she has been a member of the K Crew, a UK 101/201 Peer Instructor, and a Parent and Family Ambassador. Kelly is an active member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority, serving as Vice President of Academic Development. She also serves as Human Capitol Chair for Students for Education Reform (SFER). In her hometown, she is the treasurer for a local Parent Teacher Association (PTA). Her future plans include becoming a CPA after graduation and working in the field of tax or financial investment.
Sarah Cox is a junior double majoring in Accounting and Finance. She is from Berea, Kentucky and is the oldest daughter of Ros and Teresia Cox. Sarah currently serves on Super Crew, a group of student leaders who plan and organize K Week events and train K Crew members. Sarah is an active member of Kappa Delta sorority. Through the Epsilon Omega chapter of Kappa Delta, Sarah has raised money for her sorority's national philanthropy, Prevent Child Abuse America, as well their local philanthropy, The Nest. Sarah serves as an appointed officer in her chapter. Before attending the University of Kentucky, Sarah was very involved in her high school through several clubs including Future Business Leaders of America, Beta Club, and Student Council. After her anticipated graduation in May 2014, Sarah plans on obtaining her Masters of Accountancy here at Kentucky and becoming the chief financial officer of a large corporation.
Carly Dannenmueller is a senior majoring in Art History with a minor in Classics. She is from Paducah, Kentucky and is the daughter of Steve and Suzanne Dannenmueller. Carly has held several internship positions in local art institutions, including the Art Museum at UK. She recently represented the University of Kentucky while studying abroad at the National University of Ireland in Maynooth. Carly is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and enjoys volunteering her time to the philanthropic activities and events of her chapter. Selected as a Gamma Chi for two years, Carly devotes her time during Sorority Formal Recruitment to help mentor potential new members through the process of joining a sorority. She is also an active member of the Catholic Newman Center. Carly's future plans include attending graduate school for a Masters in Art History and possibly gaining a PhD to prepare for a career as a college professor or working in an art museum. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, traveling, reading, and painting.
Stephanie Wyatt is a junior majoring in Architecture with a minor in Business. She hopes someday to own her own firm and specialize in low-income housing. She made a tough but rewarding commitment to study at UK, which is far from her family in Austin, Texas. She hopes to help both students and parents in coping with their long-distance relationships and to share a few tricks of the trade for dorm dwellers and for those that live off campus. One thing she is adamant about sharing is how many safe and free things there are to do on campus, ranging from movie showings and comedy acts to midnight pancakes. She also wants students and parents to know that there is a place for everyone when it comes to club activities. She is committed to her studies and uses The Study and CARES group studies often. In her spare time, she loves to ride Hunter Jumper and Dressage horses and trail ride with friends.