Ambassadors S-T

Nick Salahi

photo of Nick SalahiHometown: Winfield, IL
Class: Junior
Major: Economics (with a minor in Finance)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • University Academic Scholar
    • Chess Club (Secretary)
    • Economics Club

Ashley Sankey

photo of Ashley SankeyHometown: Westerville, OH
Class: Junior
Major: History (with Spanish; Museums and Society minors)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: analysis of a 1960s-era Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) pin-back button
    • Global Scholar with UASP
    • Living Learning Community/Community Leadership Team Representative

Kari Savoie

photo of Kari SavoieHometown: Sierra Madre, CA
Class: Senior
Majors: Psychology; History
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research assistant in Psychology's Social Motives Lab
    • Alpha Phi Omega (Vice President of Campus Service)
    • working part-time at local mental health crisis hotline

Olivia Schenkenberger

photo of Olivia SchenkenbergerHometown: Sylvania, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: German; Public Health (with a minor in Nutrition)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Instructor Training Program at Rec Center
    • 'Not Very Funny' stand-up comedy club
    • German Club

Garrett Schilling

photo of Garrett SchillingHometown: Richwood, OH
Class: Senior
Major: Microbiology (with Premedical Studies co-major)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: genomics in the bacteria Mycoplasma iowae (Balish lab)
    • hanging out with friends
    • drinking coffee

Zane Sexton

photo of Zane SextonHometown: Marion, OH
Class: Senior
Major: Psychology
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Miami Association of Filmmakers and Independent Actors
    • Redhawk Radio
    • Miami Quarterly writer

Alyssa Sherman

photo of Alyssa ShermanHometown: Sylvania, OH
Class: Senior
Major: Sociology (with a minor in Ethics, Culture, & Society)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in Costa Rica (Summer 2018)
    • Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity (Secretary, 2019)
    • 200 Registered Yoga Teacher

Paula Silva

photo of Paula SilvaHometown: Summit, NJ
Class: Junior
Major: Environmental Earth Science (with Sustainability co-major)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studying abroad in Luxembourg (Fall 2021)
    • Purchasing Office (Student Assistant)
    • Playing ukulele, volunteering at Hueston Woods Nature Center

Leanne Stahulak

photo of Leanne StahulakHometown: Plainfield, IN
Class: Senior
Majors: English:Creative Writing; Journalism; Media & Culture
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in Luxembourg (Fall 2018)
    • MQ Magazine (Feature Editor); The Miami Student (Culture Writer)
    • catching up on the latest shows and movies

Zac States

photo of Zac StatesHometown: Lima, OH
Class: Senior
Majors: Mathematics; Secondary Math Education
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Miami University Council of Teachers of Mathematics (President)
    • studied abroad in Luxembourg (Spring 2019)
    • Miami Mudders (President)

Alexa Statzer

photo of Alexa StatzerHometown: Fairfield, OH
Class: Senior
Majors: International Studies; Media and Culture (with a minor in Italian)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in Turin, Italy (Spring 2019)
    • ACE tutor
    • College Republicans (Secretary)

Matthew Stork

photo of Matthew StorkHometown: Grand Blanc, MI
Class: Senior
Majors: Political Science; History (with a minor in Chinese)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied away with Inside Washington (Summer 2018)
    • interned in Congress
    • intramural football and hockey

Jaycee Streeter

photo of Jaycee StreeterHometown: Tower Lakes, IL
Class: Junior
Major: History (with a minor in Arts Management)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: decline of witchcraft trials and overall beliefs in magic in Early Modern England
    • Delta Delta Delta sorority
    • MU Traditions (Head of PR/Marketing)

Paris Taylor

photo of Paris TaylorHometown: Dallas, TX
Class: Senior
Majors: English:Creative Writing; English:Literature
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in Paris, France with Paris: Cultural Capital Program
    • Dean's List
    • Happy Captive Magazine

Ken Tran

photo of Ken TranHometown: Hanoi, Vietnam
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Biochemistry; Mathematics
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: synthesis of organic products (with Dr. Benjamin Gung)
    • studying remotely in Vietnam
    • playing sports

Ashley Turner

photo of Ashley TurnerHometown: Monroe, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Psychology
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • President's List (every semester)
    • theatre, music
    • games