Sterling College Ambassadors

Caring Faculty

 

Shane Rogers

  • Theatre Arts
  • Wichita
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Intermediate Acting
  • Favorite class you’ve taken at Sterling: Playwriting
  • Favorite sweet treat: Mr.Goodbars
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Nicaragua because I got to see God do so many awesome things!
  • Most thankful for: Small reminders from God.
  • Favorite Movie: Inception
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Theatre
 

Elijah L. Klein

  • Theatre Arts
  • Wichita, KS
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Intermediate Acting/Intro to Old Testament
  • Favorite class you’ve taken at Sterling: Music Theory 2
  • Favorite sweet treat: Oreo Shakes
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Israel, because it brings an amazing sense of history and also fills the holes of what the scenery from the Bible looked like.
  • Most thankful for: My introduction into theatre, it saved my life.
  • Favorite Movie: Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Theatre!
 

Haley Smith

  • Biology
  • Whittier, CA
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Ethics of Business
  • Favorite class you’ve taken at Sterling: Personal Finance
  • Favorite sweet treat: Licorice
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Alaska, it was absolutely beautiful no matter where you were looking. The drive to go sightseeing was as astonishing as the actual site.
  • Most thankful for: My family
  • Favorite Movie: Law Abiding Citizen
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Soccer
 

Kaylee Beutler

  • Biology/Pre-Med
  • Clay Center, KS
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Comparative Anatomy
  • Favorite class you’ve taken at Sterling: Instructional Bible Study
  • Favorite sweet treat: Peanut Butter Bars
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Anywhere of the 13 countries I've been to. I love to travel!
  • Most thankful for: My family and friends but most importantly I am thankful for my relationship with my Heavenly Father.
  • Favorite Movie: Tangled & Beauty and Beast
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Intramural Basketball
 

Mackenzie Lynn McGuire (Kenz)

  • Graphic Design
  • Wichita, KS
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Digital Imaging
  • Favorite class you’ve taken at Sterling: B.C.D (Seth Svaty)
  • Favorite sweet treat: Fruit Pizza!
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Disney World, it's the happiest place on earth
  • Most thankful for: my family and friends
  • Favorite Movie: ELF
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Sand volleyball!
 

Lisa Laney 

  • Elementary education 
  • Shawnee, KS
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Elementary Math Methods
  • Favorite class you’ve taken at Sterling: Elementary Art Methods
  • Favorite sweet treat: Gummy Bears
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: I liked traveling to Nicaragua more than anywhere else I have been, because it is a beautiful country full of extremely loving people.
  • Most thankful for: Amazing loving friends!
  • Favorite Movie: The Fall
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Swing dancing and naps
 

Nicci Navarro

  • Athletic Training 
  • Covina, California
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: SLEEP! Oh… my Lifeguarding Class
  • Favorite class you’ve taken at Sterling: Nutrition
  • Favorite sweet treat: Brownies or Chocolate milkshakes!
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Michoacán, Mexico because every time I go, I get to see my family members that I have not seen in years! 
  • Most thankful for: Having such a great support system and just being able to get the opportunity to come to a college, grow spiritually, and gain more knowledge.
  • Favorite Movie: Lion King
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Multicultural Club
 

Lexi B. Rutberg

  • English
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Anatomy Of Poetry
  • Favorite class you’ve taken at Sterling: Mime & Movement
  • Favorite sweet treat: Dove Chocolate, or any chocolate really! 
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Japan- It was really cool to see people with such a light from God living in a place where less than one percent of the people is Christian.
  • Most thankful for: I'm most thankful for the freedom that I have in God and the ability to go to a Christian school.
  • Favorite Movie: How To Train Your Dragon
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Oh goodness! Theatre, Forensics, Choir, GPR...I love everything I do!
 

Renard Ballard

  • Psychology
  • Dayton Ohio/ North Hollywood CA
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Theories of Counseling
  • Favorite class you’ve taken at Sterling: Old testament w/ Grizzle
  • Favorite sweet treat: Reeses Cups
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Niagara falls - beautiful scenery
  • Most thankful for: Community and friendships
  • Favorite Movie: 300 (Sparta)
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Listening to music and singing like I’m a member of a boy band
 

Shiloh Duff

  • Theatre
  • Scott City, KS
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Intermediate Acting
  • Favorite class you’ve taken at Sterling: Advanced Acting
  • Favorite sweet treat: Mr. Goodbar
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Home! It's where the heart is. :)
  • Most thankful for: My life and the life of those around me
  • Favorite Movie: The Passion of the Christ
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Any time spent with my brothers.
 

Tennissa Williams

  • Business
  • Wichita, KS
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Social Entrepreneurship
  • Favorite class you’ve taken at Sterling: New Testament
  • Favorite sweet treat: Oreo Balls, hands down
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Tennessee, I just love that state. It's beautiful there.
  • Most thankful for: The grace of Jesus Christ, no contest!
  • Favorite Movie: The Princess and the Frog
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Going to games (or meets) and cheering on the SC athletic teams
 

Jessica Bloom

  • Elementary Education
  • Wichita, Kansas
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Cultural Diversity in Education
  • Favorite class you’ve taken at Sterling: Classroom Management
  • Favorite sweet treat: Hershey Milk Chocolate
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: My favorite place that I have traveled would be Cedar Point because it was a lot of fun and I got to see where my dad grew up as a child.
  • Most thankful for: I am most thankful for the life that I have been given and the wonderful people who are in my life.
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Ceramics and Volleyball
 

Abbey Pickering

  • Music – Vocal Performance
  • Wichita, KS
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Chorale!
  • Favorite sweet treat: Tiramisu
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: NYC… BROADWAY!
  • Most thankful for: God’s Love and Friends
  • Favorite Movie: Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Singing!
 

Madison (Maddie) Stephens

  • Psychology
  • Wichita, KS
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Developmental Psychology
  • Favorite sweet treat: Sour Patch Kids or Slushes
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Guatemala, it was an awesome mission trip and so beautiful.
  • Most thankful for: My siblings
  • Favorite Movie: Beauty & the Beast
  • Favorite Extracurricular: DANCE!
 

Erika Rojas

  • Elementary Education
  • Wichita, KS
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Fundamentals of Language Arts for Elem. Teachers
  • Favorite sweet treat: Kit Kats
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Nassau Bahamas – swam with dolphins
  • Most thankful for: Family
  • Favorite Movie: Despicable Me
  • Favorite Extracurricular: I just like to hang out with cool people
 

Emily Wheeler

  • Elementary Education
  • Fredonia, KS
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Old Testament
  • Favorite sweet treat: Choc peanut butter shake
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Nicaragua. It was a mission’s trip and I saw God work in some great ways.
  • Most thankful for: Family/Friends
  • Favorite Movie: Lion King
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Hunting/4-Wheeling
 

Summer Stanley

  • Elementary Education
  • Topeka, KS
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Special Education
  • Favorite sweet treat: Key Lime Pie, Take 5’s
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Belize for a mission trip
  • Most thankful for: My Family
  • Favorite Movie: Date Night or Despicable Me
  • Favorite Extracurricular: It’s not technically an extracurricular, but I really like knitting.
 

Zach McGuire

  • Undecided
  • Wichita, KS
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Psychology
  • Favorite sweet treat: Skittles
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Jamaica – Most beautiful place ever!
  • Most thankful for: Jesus Christ
  • Favorite Movie: Hot Rod
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Any Sport
 

Alexandra (Zandy) Barner

  • Business
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Old Testament
  • Favorite sweet treat: Snickers
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Disney World, FL – I love Disney
  • Most thankful for: Family
  • Favorite Movie: Hitch
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Choir or making new friends
   

Roy Abousamra

  • Communications
  • Los Altos, CA
  • Class you’re most excited about this semester: Public Relations
  • Favorite class you’ve taken at Sterling: Interpersonal Relations
  • Favorite sweet treat: Twix
  • Favorite place that you’ve ever traveled & why: Canada, my home country
  • Most thankful for: My Family
  • Favorite Movie: Indiana Jones
  • Favorite Extracurricular: Football