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RAs 2019

Meet your Student Ambassadors

Preslee BunchPreslee

  • Where are you from? I am from Grand Junction, Colorado
  • What are you studying at CNCC? I chose to attend Colorado Northwestern for their amazing dental hygiene program. I am part of the Guaranteed Admission program so I will be graduating with my Associates of Arts degree prior to entering the Dental Hygiene program
  • Why did you choose CNCC? CNCC is close to home which meant a lot to me and their programs are highly regarded which is why I specifically chose this college.
  • What do you want to do next? When I graduate I hope to find a dental hygiene job close to home and start traveling as well.
  • What has been the most pleasant surprise coming to Rangely/CNCC? What was most surprising to me coming to CNCC was how amazing the staff was and also how close knit the students were.
  • Any advice for those seeking a student leadership position? My advice for freshman and anybody seeking a leadership position would be to try your hardest and give it your all. It’s important to not be scared of failing because even if you don’t get exactly what you were hoping for, something even better could come out of it. And.. always be kind :)

Madison ODriscoll SmMadison O'Driscoll

    • Where are you from? Colorado Springs, Colorado
    • What are you studying at CNCC? I’m studying to get my associates of science degree.
    • What year are you? Sophomore
    • Why did you choose CNCC? For the small community and class sizes and the opportunity to continue playing softball.
    • What do you want to do next? Transfer onto a bigger school to study either Zoology or Veterinary.
    • What are you passionate about? Playing softball, being with my family, being outside, and playing with my dog!
    • What has been the most pleasant surprise coming to CNCC? How well students and teachers are able to connect/interact and how close all of the students are.
    • Any advice for freshmen? Get involved in as much as you can, work hard, and put yourself out there!
    • Any advice for those seeking a student leadership position? Do it-you never know until you try it! Be open and honest in your interviews and don’t be afraid to fail!

Samantha Terrones SmSamantha Terrones

    • Where are you from? I am from Mead, Colorado.
    • What are you studying at CNCC? I’m studying dental hygiene; this is my third year here at CNCC.
    • Why did you choose CNCC? I chose CNCC because of their hygiene program.
    • What do you want to do next? After I graduate, I want to work in a dental office somewhere in Colorado.
    • What are you passionate about? I am passionate about reading in my spare time, whenever I actually get time to just sit and read.
    • What has been the most pleasant surprise coming to CNCC? The most pleasant surprise about CNCC would be how willing our instructors are to work with students one on one.
    • Any advice for freshmen? Freshman should take their first year seriously because it really sets the role for the next years of college.
    • Any advice for those seeking a student leadership position? If you’re seeking a leadership position, I would strongly suggest getting very involved in all of the activities that CNCC has to offer.

 

Jayla Weston SmJayla Weston

    • Where are you from? Elmo, Utah
    • What are you studying at CNCC? Associates of Arts in psychology
    • What year are you? Sophomore year
    • Why did you choose CNCC? It was not to far from home and I got offered a softball scholarship
    • What do you want to do next? I plan to go up to a four year and continue my studies in psychology and criminology
    • What are you passionate about? I am passionate about music and softball, but mainly my friends and family are a bug part of my life
    • What has been the most pleasant surprise coming to CNCC? Becoming close with almost every student here and how this specific school is built around each other and the community
    • Any advice for freshman? Try to make the most of it while you are here and to use this experience as a stepping stone to go further in your life
    • Any advice for those seeking a student leadership position? I would say put yourself out there because becoming student leadership give you many opportunities and it helps you understand yourself as a person in many ways

Kierston Margetts SmKierston Margetts

    • Where are you from? Aurora, CO
    • What year are you? Sophomore
    • Why did you choose CNCC? Dental Hygiene program
    • What do you want to do next? Work in a dental office
    • What are you passionate about? Fitness, academics, self-reflection
    • Most pleasant surprise coming to CNCC? Small class sizes and good teacher availability
    • Advice for freshmen: Stay on top of your classwork, be kind to everyone, and try to enjoy your college experience!
    • Advice for those seeking a student leadership position: Pay attention to application deadlines coming spring and only seek a position if you’re truly passionate about helping others and aren’t doing it for the benefits alone

Sam Lares SmSamantha Lares

    • Where are you from? El Paso, TX
    • What are you studying at CNCC? Studying Associates of Science
    • What year are you? I’m in my third year
    • Why did you choose CNCC? CNCC offers great opportunities
    • What are you passionate about? Passionate about basketball and would like to play on the next level.
    • What has been the most pleasant surprise coming to CNCC? Best surprise at CNCC has been meeting new people.
    • Any advice for freshmen? Advice to the freshman is to really get involved with the school and the community

About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,800 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two main campuses in Craig and Rangely are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado, with two service centers located in Meeker and Oak Creek.

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