Ten members of the Class of 2026 have been selected as Southern College of Optometry's newest student ambassadors.
Student ambassadors assist in student recruitment, admissions, and public relations functions of the college. They are selected each spring from the current first-year class on the basis of academic performance, nominations by faculty and staff, and personal interviews.
Below is a full list noting each ambassador's home state/province and undergraduate school:
Class of 2026 Student Ambassadors:
Alexandra Allen (Connecticut/Duke University)
Jacob Belus (Wyoming/University of Wyoming)
Noah Eckel (Maryland/Grove City College)
Noah Eichelberger (Kansas/Kansas Wesleyan University)
Morgan Hooker (Texas/University of Oklahoma)
Charlotte Logan (Alberta/University of Alberta)
Rafael Martinez (California/Boise State University)
Jerbrea Powell (Mississippi/Tougaloo College)
Noah Scoffield (Arizona/Brigham Young University)
Helen Zhong (Tennessee/University of Tennessee)
Congratulations to each of these students!