UNOH Inducts 2016-2017 RACER Leaders at Red Polo Ceremony

Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The University of Northwestern Ohio is proud to announce the continuation of the Student Ambassador Program on campus.  Known as RACER Leaders, these current students represent UNOH to prospective students and serve as mentors for current and future students.  There are 10 returning RACER Leaders who will be joined by 12 new Ambassadors.  The new RACER Leaders will be officially welcomed into the program on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in the Crystal Room at the UNOH Event Center.  UNOH President, Dr. Jeffrey A. Jarvis will present the new RACER Leaders with their official polo shirt to wear during the many events throughout the year.

Standing for Racer Ambassador Cultivating Educational Relationships, RACER Leaders serve for a full academic year and come from a variety of UNOH majors in all colleges. 

The 2016-2017 UNOH RACER Leaders are:

  • Jacquelyn Gardner – Kalida, OH - Business Administration/Marketing
  • Christian Gomes – East Branch, NY – Automotive/High Performance Motorsports Technology
  • Rachel Head – Auckland, New Zealand – Marketing
  • Brandon Lam – Oviedo, FL – Diesel Technology; Automotive Technology Supervision
  • Ronnie Myburgh – Durban, South Africa – Business Administration
  • Nikolina Nikolic – Novi Sad, Serbia – Business Administration; Master of Business Administration
  • Daniel Sanchez – West Sand Lake, NY – Automotive/High Performance Motorsports Technology
  • Derek Shaffer – Anna, OH – Business Administration
  • Sydney Shuman – East Hampstead, NH – Automotive/High Performance Motorsports Technology
  • Sandy Woodmansee – Felicity, OH – Business Administration/Marketing Concentration
  • Morgan Barnett – Huntsville, OH – Accounting CPA Track
  • Irvin Machote – Harare, Zimbabwe – Travel and Hotel Management

Returning UNOH RACER Leaders:

  • Xiomara Aguilar – Bogota, Colombia – Business Administration/Marketing Concentration
  • Patrik Dahlstrom – Stockholm, Sweden – High Performance Motorsports Technology
  • Kelsey Fiely – Fort Recovery, OH - Accounting
  • Simon Gonzalez – Caracas, Venezuela – Automotive Technology Supervision; Master of Business Administration
  • Michaela Guyton – Ada, OH – Business Administration
  • Lillian Macaruso – Woodland Park, CO – Automotive, High Performance Motorsports, Diesel, and Alternate Fuels Technology
  • Andrew Royer – Crawfordsville, IN – High Performance Motorsports & Diesel Technology
  • Jason Rue – Continental, OH – Sports Marketing & Management; Marketing
  • Nadine Stonjek – Hamm, Germany – Business Administration
  • Ashleyn Thomason – Gastonia, NC – Business Administration

"The RACER Leaders are a representation of the UNOH student body,” said Tim Fitzpatrick, Dean of the Colleges of Business, Health Professions and Occupational Professions.  “Their presence at Open Houses and Orientation events will help prospective students see what it means to be part of the UNOH Family.  These students were selected for their demonstration of leadership, campus involvement, academic achievement, and UNOH pride, and we are excited to see how they enhance the student intake experience."

Specifically, RACER Leaders will offer advice and guidance about what it means to be a Racer to incoming students at Orientations, Open Houses, and on Move-In days.  They will also participate in other extracurricular events and help new students transition into the UNOH learning environment.  

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