Tusculum College’s President’s Society is celebrating its 2009-2010 successes in building student leaders in the civic arts culture of practical wisdom and service to others and looking forward to the year ahead with the naming of new members who have recently been accepted into the organization.
The President’s Society is an elite student organization dedicated to promoting and fortifying the mission of the College. The students serve as ambassadors for the College, serve as hosts for campus visits, participate in leadership and ethics training and assist with campus events.
The current President’s Society students have hosted student tours and assisted with College recruitment efforts and served as tour guides for special guests on campus during Homecoming and other special events.
Nominations for candidates for next year’s program were recently solicited and many excellent candidates were brought up for consideration, said Nicole Martin, admission counselor.
Students who will serve as members of the President’s Society in the 2010-2011 academic year are: Logan Callahan, a sophomore education major from Morristown; Lynnsey Jett, a senior history education major from Jefferson City; Amber Sharp, a junior athletic training education major from Tazewell; Jason Seaton, a junior athletic training education major from Greeneville; Joy Beeler, a sophomore psychology education major from New Tazewell; Sierra Sims, a junior psychology and business major from Danville, Ky.; JohnDavid Howard, a junior accounting and economic s major from Perry, Ga.; Kristin Wonderley, a junior business major from Charlotte, N.C.; Vinton Copeland, a freshman political science major from LaGrange, Ga.; Kimsie Hall, a sophomore athletic training education major from Cleveland; Savannah Ewing, a sophomore business major from Rogersville, and Courtney Bare, a junior education major from Emory, Va.
Copeland, Hall, Ewing and Bare are the new members added to the organization this year.
In addition to their duties as ambassadors and hosts for the College, the students receive college credit for the training courses they are required to attend. These courses include leadership skills, ethics, communication skills and business etiquette programs.
Students also participate in a team-building and goal-setting retreat and take a learning trip to explore business, government or a cultural aspect of an area.
For more information on the President’s Society, contact Martin at 423-636-7300, Ext. 5076 or Becky Tankersley at 5604.