2017-2018 Student Ambassadors

 

 

Sarah Taylor was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. Sarah is pursuing an Associate in Science Degree at Wake Tech and plans to transfer to a four-year university to major in Exercise Science and Kinesiology. Sarah enjoys running, swimming, dancing, and weight training. Sarah also enjoys eating fruit, enjoying nature, reading and spending time with family and friends.

 

 

Kevin Vo is originally from Boston, Massachusetts and was raised in Lakewood, Colorado. Kevin’s future plan is to transfer to North Carolina State University to major in Civil Engineering.  Kevin’s hobbies include playing sports, hanging out with friends, and discussing his favorite sports team, the Boston Celtics.

 

 

Austin Patrick was born in Ft. Myers, Florida, and moved to Garner in 2007. Austin is in his second year at Wake Tech. Austin plans to transfer to UNC-Greensboro to pursue a degree in Exercise Science. After graduating from UNC-Greensboro, Austin plans to attend Physical Therapy school at UNC-Chapel Hill.  He enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his friends and family.

 

 

Tarif Rahman is from a little beach town along on the tip of Florida called Deerfield Beach. This Fall marks his fifth semester here at Wake Tech. Tarif is pursuing a degree in   Associate of Arts, he doubles as a part-time marketing intern and a Mentor with UNC’s Scholarship Latino Initiative. A few months ago, h was also inducted into Sigma Delta Mu, Wake Tech’s Spanish Honor Society. It seems like a lot (and sometimes it is), but he tries his best to keep balance. Outside of Wake Tech, he spends m time writing, hunting for the best coffee shops, sandwiches, and finding ways to develop his professional portfolio. In a year, he see’s himself at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying Strategic Communication with minors in Statistics & Analytics and Spanish for the Professions. UNC is Tarif’s  dream school, so he is excited to see where the journey takes him, no matter where that might be. Tarif say: “I’ll do my best to spread good vibes, make some lasting friendships, and keep moving forward.”

 

 

Kathryn Gill has lived in North Carolina for about 9 years now. She is originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia.  Kathryn is in the engineering transfer program at Wake Tech, her major is Chemical engineering. She hopes to transfer to NC state when she is done here. During her free time she works at a Chinese restaurant in Holly Springs. That also happens to be one of her favorite foods so she is happy there. When she is not working and/ or doing school work she usually keeping up with her favorite series on Netflix or TV.

 

 

Brandon Perry was born in Raleigh, North Carolina. He currently live’s in Fuquay and considers that his hometown. He is currently in the transfer program with the hopes of attending NCSU to pursue a degree in accounting. Brandon hopes then to become a CPA and help future entrepreneurs create successful businesses or work for one of the big 4 accounting firms. In his free time, I love to watch and attend sporting events. He also loves to draw and spend time with his friends.

 

 

Brianna Terpening is originally from Roanoke Rapids, NC.  Brianna is currently on track to graduate this spring with her Associate’s in Engineering.  After graduating from Wake Tech, Brianna plans to transfer to North Carolina State University to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.  Brianna’s hobbies include playing cello, baking/cooking, art, watching movies, and playing videos games.

 

 

Kendall Hollified is originally from Louisville, Kentucky.  Kendall is currently studying Criminal Justice and wants to one day work for the FBI as a Behavior Analyst. In her free time, she likes to ride her brand new motorcycle.

 

 

Jovanno Lightbourne is originally from Grand Bahama Island located within the Bahamas.  Jovanno is currently enrolled in the Medical Engineering Technology program. Jovanno’s hobbies include writing, drawing, and fishing.  Jovanno wishes to establish his very own manufacturing (3D Printing) Company in the future.

 

 

Hannah Moyles is from Wake Forest, NC.  Hannah is enrolled in the Culinary Arts, Baking/Pastry Arts, and Hospitality Management programs here at Wake tech.  After Wake Tech, Hannah plans to transfer to East Carolina University and obtain a Bachelor’s Degree (as well as Master’s) in Hospitality Management.  Hannah hopes to one day manage a large hospitality or food service operation.

 

 

Carmen Nurinda is originally from Nicaragua, but was raised in Cary, NC.  She is a graduate of Vernon Malone College and Career Academy where she was a dual-enrolled student here at Wake Tech within the Simulation and Game Development Program.  Carmen looks to obtain an Associate of Arts Degree in Business.  Carmen spends her time working as a Customer Service Representative at Carolina Pottery. Carmen hopes to work within the field of Media Marketing one day.

 

 

Dominique Lomax is originally from Bridgeport, Connecticut and has lived in North Carolina for about two and a half years.  Dominique is currently enrolled in the Computer Programming and Development program at Wake Tech and will graduate with an Associate in Applied Science Degree. Dominique plans to transfer to NC State to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science. One of Dominique’s long-term goals is to become a Software Developer/Engineering and delve deeper into the field of Artificial Intelligence. Dominique’s free time is spent creating art through 3D programs and learning different forms of dance.

 

 

Isis Lett is from Apex, NC (2005) and a graduate of Panther Creek High School (Class of 2016). After graduating from Wake Tech, Isis plans to enroll into a Nursing program at a four-year university.  Isis’ long-term goal is to obtain a Master’s Degree in Nursing in order to become a Nurse Practitioner.  Isis’ hobbies include drawing, playing with her dog, and being active.

 

 

Austin Patrick was born in Ft. Myers, Florida, and moved to Garner in 2007. Austin is in his second year at Wake Tech.  Austin plans to transfer to UNC-Greensboro to pursue a degree in Exercise Science. After graduating from UNC-Greensboro, Austin plans to attend Physical Therapy school at UNC-Chapel Hill.  He enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his friends and family.

 

 

Samantha White is originally from Northern Virginia, but currently resides in Raleigh. Samantha is studying Dental Hygiene at the Perry Health Science Campus.  After graduating from Wake Tech, she plans to continue her education in aspirations of becoming a dentist. In her free time, she spends most of her free time riding her horse, Habanero, reading, spending time with her husband, and singing along to Disney Classics.

 

 

 

 

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