Major: Business Admin. and Law / Spanish
Hometown: Seneca, SC
What I love about being a Chancellor’s Ambassador: I love that I can step out of my comfort zone and work with such intelligent, ambitious students while being the best version of myself as well. It is a great experience to be able to represent Western with these individuals and express our mutual appreciation for the school.
Favorite Quote: “We all want to change the world.” -The Beatles
Chancellor’s Ambassador, Vice-President
Major: Psychology and Political Science
Hometown: Waynesville, NC
What I love about being a Chancellor’s Ambassador: I love being an Ambassador WCU is very close to my hometown, and I love being able to share the Appalachian culture and beauty with them. I also love meeting new people and getting to hear about their experiences and lives.
Favorite Quote: “There is happiness” - Taylor Swift
Major: Social Work and Entrepreneurship
Hometown: Manistee, Michigan
What you love about being a Chancellor's ambassador: I love that as a Chancellor’s Ambassador I am provided with the opportunity to push myself professionally when collaborating with a wide array of individuals.
Favorite Quote: “There is always light. If only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we-re brave enough to be it.” – Amanda Gorman
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Shelby, NC
What you like about being a Chancellor’s Ambassador: My favorite thing about being a Chancellor’s Ambassador is the opportunity to give back to WCU. This university has guided and pushed me to be my very best, so I am more than honored to have the position to represent, assist and network with my fellow students and faculty.
Favorite Quote: "I have learned to live my life one step, one breath, and one moment at a time, but it was a long road. I set out on a journey of love, seeking truth, peace, and understanding. I am still learning." ~ Muhammad Ali
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Mason, MI
What do you love about being a Chancellor's Ambassador: I love being a Chancellor's Ambassador because it gives me the unique opportunity to represent an entire campus of my peers while working alongside my fellow Ambassadors who are just as motivated as I am to embody this beautiful university.
Favorite Quote: "Every day you either get better or you get worse. You never stay the same." - Bo Schembechler
Major: Electrical Engineering and Philosophy
Hometown: Columbia, SC
What you love about being a chancellor’s ambassador: What I love about this program is the passion to learn about both the external world and our internal character as a unified group of friends. I also enjoy the opportunity to communicate with a wide range of talented and experienced individuals, while serving my community in the process.
Favorite quote: “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” – Henry David
Major: Engineering Technologies
Hometown: Cary, NC
What you love about being a Chancellor’s Ambassador: Being a Chancellor’s Ambassador gives me the opportunity to network with very important people, work alongside some of the best student leaders on campus, and honorably represent the student body and Chancellor at Western Carolina.
Favorite Quote: “You miss 100% of the shots that you don’t take.” - Wayne Gretzky
Chance Alexander Holmes-Snowden
Major: Film and Television Production
Hometown: East Arcadia, North Carolina
What you like about being a chancellor's ambassador: I like being a chancellor's ambassador because we are 15 selected students who are chosen to represent Western Carolina University and Chancellor Brown through different events on campus and in the community. It's pushed me beyond my comfort zone in ways I can't imagine, and I love making a difference in the WCU community for current students and future ones.
Favorite Quote: " Maybe there are forces in this universe we don't understand. But I still believe we make our own miracles." -Huey Freeman
Major: History and Political Science double major
Hometown: Irmo, SC
What do I love about being a Chancellor's Ambassador: My favorite part about this organization is that it enables me to represent this University in a professional and special way, while also helping me gain skills and connections with the outside world.
Favorite Quote: "Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality that guarantees all others" - Winston Churchill
Major: Criminal Justice and Psychology
Hometown: Concord, NC
What you love about being a Chancellor’s Ambassador: I love having the opportunity to connect with new people, grow my leadership skills, and being able to represent WCU with pride.
Favorite Quote: “With great power comes great responsibility” – Uncle Ben (Spiderman)
Hometown: Crouse, NC
What I love about being a Chancellor's Ambassador: I love being an ambassador because I have the opportunity to step out of my comfort zone, gain new skills, meet new people, and represent the school that I love.
Favorite Quote: "Wrong is Wrong even if everyone is doing it. Right is Right, even if no one is doing it."- Unknown
Chancellor's Ambassador, President
Major: Marketing and Management
Hometown: Gainesville, FL
What you like about being a Chancellor’s Ambassador: I like being a Chancellor’s Ambassador because it has allowed me to meet so many new people. I am working alongside such a diverse group of leaders, and it has been an incredible opportunity to see how we all work together as student leaders on campus.
Favorite Quote: “When they go low, we go high.”- Michelle Obama
Major: Criminal Justice
Hometown: Hendersonville, NC
What do you love about being a Chancellor’s Ambassador: I love the opportunity to work with like-minded people who are committed and driven to represent the university in a positive light. I also love the opportunity to work towards real change here on campus, expand my service-learning skills, and make connections that last a lifetime.
Favorite Quote: “Power is not given to you. You have to take it.” – Beyonce
Chancellor's Ambassador, Secretary
Major: Emergency & Disaster Management
Hometown: Leland, North Carolina
What you like about being a Chancellor's Ambassador: The most enjoyable part about being a Chancellor's Ambassador is having the opportunity to be a representative of the Catamount community; whereas I learn about student's experiences and passions to create change in Western North Carolina and beyond.
Favorite Quote: "Be authentic. Speak sincerely. Listen thoughtfully. Act compassionately and love. Always love. What we bring to life becomes our life." - Unknown