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Student Ambassadors University Echoes


DeZell Armon Plump

President, University Echoes

Classification/Major

Senior/Biology

Hometown

Birmingham, AL


Campus Involvement and Organizations: Alabama A&M University Choir, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated, M.A.N.U.P. Incorporated, Maroon and White Pep Squad, Beta Kappa Chi National Scientific Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society, Pre-Alumni Association and Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students


Favorite Quote: "Only principle, only character, only brain, only the God in us can conquer men." - Dr. William Hooper Councill



Jamond Fairweather

Vice President, University Echoes

Classification/Major

Junior/Social Work

Hometown

Birmingham, AL


Campus Involvement - M.A.N.U.P. Incorporated, Pep Squad, Phi Alpha Honor Society for Social Work and Social Work Club

 


Favorite Quote: "Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment" - Buddha




Ariel Perkins

Secretary, University Echoes

Classification/Major

Senior/Biology

Hometown

Shelby, AL


Campus Involvement and Organizations: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Honors Center and Circle K International


 

Favorite Quote: "Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.




Marshall Pritchett, III

Treasurer, University Echoes

Classification/Major

Senior/Biology

Hometown

Thomasville, AL



Campus Involvement and Organizations: AAMU Honors Program, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, 2009-2010 Financial Secretary and 2010-2011 President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Harvard Biomedical School's Science Careers Conference, Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (M.A.P.S.), Men of Alabama Nurturing and Ushering Progress (M.A.N.U.P.), and National Organization for Black Chemist and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE)


Favorite Quote: "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who matter don't mind, and those who mind don't matter." - Dr. Seuss



Laura D. Bates

Parliamentarian, University Echoes

Classification/Major

Senior/Political Science

Hometown

Linden, AL



Campus Involvement and Organizations: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Bulldog Pride Committee, Honors Program, Pre-Law Society and AAMU Democrats. "I fell in love with the campus when I came for a visit."


Favorite Quote: "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding." - Proverbs 3:5



TaCaira Williams

Historian, University Echoes

Classification / Major

Junior / Biology

Hometown

St. Louis, MO


Campus Involvement: University Echoes Student Ambassadors


Favorite Quote: "There is only one perfect time to start working towards a goal; right now." - Byron Pulsifer



LaShaundra Dangerfield

Miss University Echoes

Classification / Major

Junior / Biology

Hometown

Birmingham, AL


Campus Involvement and Organizations: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Maroon and White Pep Squad and Alabama A&M University Honor's Center


Favorite Quote: "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." - John Quincy Adams



Terence D. Street, Jr.

Mr. University Echoes

Classification / Major

Senior / Mechanical Engineering

Hometown

Anniston, AL


Campus Involvement and Organizations: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Eta Kappa Tau Engineering and Technology Fraternity, Incorporated, Alabama A&M University Bulldog Battalion (Army ROTC), National Society of Black Engineers and Changing Lanes Student Mentoring Program


Favorite Quote: "Success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life, rather by the obstacles overcome while trying to succeed." - Booker T. Washington 



Ronald L. Ashley, II

Major / Classification

Civil Engineering

Hometown

Montgomery, AL


Campus Involvement and Organizations: Eta Kappa Tau Engineering And Technology Fraternity, Incorporated, American Society of Civil Engineering and a student worker


 

Favorite Quote: "Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you are gonig to get." -The movie "Forest Gump"




James Chambers

Classification/Major

Senior / Exercise Science

Hometown

Fort Lauderdale, FL


Campus Involvement and Organizations: Pershing Rifles and ROTC 


Favorite Quote: "A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and integrity of his intent." - Douglas McCarther



Erynn D. Elmore

Classification/Major

Sophomore / Computer Science

Hometown

Dayton, OH


Campus Involvement and Organizations: Honor Center, Alabama A&M University, Pre-Alumni Association, Computer Science Club, Lambda Sigma Pi, Math Club, National Society of Black Engineers and Society of Women Engineers


Favorite Quote: "Wanna fly, you got to give up the stuff that weighs you down." - Toni Morrison


Andrew Foster

Classification / Major

Senior / Business Management

Hometown

Richmond, CA



Campus Involvement and Organizations: President of Student Government Association, M.A.N.U.P. Incorporated, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated and Phi Beta Lambda Business Fraternity, Incorporated


Favorite Quote: "If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem."



Allison S. Jones

Classification / Major

Senior / Biology

Hometown

Kansas City, MO



Campus Involvement and Organizations: Alabama A&M University Choir, AAMU Bulldog Pride Pep Squad, HBCU-UP Student Research Fellow and Alabama A&M University Student Government Association.


Favorite Quote: "Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung." - Voltaire




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Timka Lockheart

Classification / Major

Junior / Finance

Hometown Stone Mountain, GA



Campus Involvement and Organizations: President of the Honors Center, Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Fellow


Favorite Quote: "Your willingness to look at your darkness is what empowers you to change." - Iyanla Vanzant



Breanna McArthur






Monique Morris

Classification / Major

Junior / International Business-Major; Fashion Merchandising-Minor

Hometown 

Birmingham, AL


Campus Involvement and Organizations: Honors Program, Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Pre-Alumni Association and Trendsetters Fashion Club


 

Favorite Quote: "Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!" - Audrey Hepburn



Lauren Patterson

Classification / Major

Junior / Elementary Education

Hometown

Mobile, AL


Campus Involvement and Organizations: Pre-Alumni Association. "My father and his siblings all attended A&M and as a family, we plan to carry on the tradition of attending A&M for generations to come.


Favorite Quote: "Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny." - Unknown



Alandrea Leneh Plump

Classification / Major

Sophomore / Biology

Hometown

Birmingham, AL


Campus Involvement and Organizations: Biology Pre-Professional Club, Pre-Alumni Association and Changing Lanes Mentoring Program


Favorite Quote: "A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song." - Maya Angelou


Erica Roberson

Classification / Major

Communicative Sciences and Disorders

Hometown

San Francisco, CA


Campus Involvement and Organizations: Honors Program, National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association and Psychology Club


Favorite Quote: "Do or do not. There is no try." - Yoda





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Brook Simms

Classification / Major

Junior / Psychology, Minor: Philosophy

Hometown

Waukegan, Illinois


Campus Involvement and Organizations: Honors Program, Trio, Pyschology Club, Resident Assistant


Favorite Quote: "The Ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moment of comfort and convience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.



Jabari Sims

Classification / Major

Junior/Secondary Education English Language Arts

Hometown

Tuskegee, AL


Campus Involvements and Organizations: M.A.N.U.P. Incorporated, Trio Student Support Services and Men's Track and Field


Favorite Quote: "In order to lift yourself up, lift up someone else." - Booker T. Washington



Ashley N. Smith

Classification / Major

Sophomore / Special Education

Hometown

Atlanta, GA


Campus Involvement and Organization: Circle K International and Voluptuous Bulldog Beauties

 


Favorite Quote: "To be great is to be misunderstood." - Ralph Waldo Emerson