2017 SiS Student Ambassador of the Year


Congratulations to Rachel Leake, who studies at Cedarville University , Ohio, and has participated in the Student Ambassador Program 2017. Along the year, Rachel has represented Study in Spain under CU en España. She planned different events on campus, such as orientation sessions or movie nights, as well as on social media, where she shared videos made by her own.

Rachel shared all the content of her Student Ambassador activities on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, creating a big community of people who loves Spain and its culture.



Other 2017 SiS Student Ambassadors were:


Chase Harrison

University: St. Petersburg College (Dunedin, FL)
Studies: Sustainability Management Major

Chase C. Harrison


David Duesing

University: Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
Studies: Master of Public Policy


Anja Matukic

University: Lasell College (Newton, MA)
Studies: Hospitality Management; Event Management & Spanish


Hannah Hoagland

University: University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
Studies: Art history and Spanish Major

Study in Spain Student Ambassador UMM


Aneet Hundal

University: UC Irvine (Irvine, CA)
Studies: Nursing Major

Aneet Hundal


Faith Van Wyngarden

University: Iowa State University (Ames, IA)
Studies: Spanish and Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

Faith Van Wyngarden


Diamond Rich

University: Jackson State University (Jackson, MS)
Studies: Psychology Major



Maria Azpilicueta

University: Lamar University (Beaumont, TX)
Studies: Chemical Engineering Major


Cristina Newell 

University: Brigham Young University (Provo, UT)
Studies: Spanish Translation Major

BYU for Spain

Instagram: byu4spain


Rebecca Henok

University: Northern Virginia Community College (Springfield, VA)
Studies: Biology (Pre-Medicine) Major 


Elena Guirguis

University: Northern Virginia Community College (Springfield, VA)
Studies: Spanish Major


Carlos Caballero

University: Lamar University (Beaumont, TX)
Studies: Mechanical Engineering and Physics Major

Carlos A Caballero


Muhammad  Khan

University: California State University (San Bernardino, CA) 
Studies: Philosophy Major



Petra Leskanich

University: Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)
Studies: History and Spanish Major


Gabrielle Landry

University: Dillard University (New Orleans, LA)
Studies: Social Work Major


Kelley Griffiths

University: Dillard University (New Orleans, LA)
Studies: Business Administration and International Business Major


Amanda Reid

University: Towson University (Towson, MD)
Studies: Spanish and International Studies Major


Stephen Russell

University: Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
Studies: Spanish and Molecular Biology Major

Study in Spain: Student Ambassador Vanderbilt

Website: La vida española


Kathryn Allan

University: Pasadena City College (Pasadena, CA)
Studies: Public Health Policy and Spanish Literature & Culture Major


Balvina Rios

University: UC Colorado Springs (Colorado Springs, CO)
Studies: Spanish and Psychology Major

Study in Spain Student Ambassador UCCS


Rachel Red 

University: Delta State University (Cleveland, MS)
Studies: English Education Major


Meley Gebregziabher

University: Northern Virginia Community College (Springfield, VA )
Studies: Accounting and Marketing Major


Michella Mousaed

University: Mount Saint Mary's University (Los Angeles, CA)
Studies: Business Administration; Management and Marketing Major

Michella Misha Msaed


Xavier Maciel

University: Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
Studies: Economics and History Major


Olivia Lewis

University: Illinois State University (Normal, IL)
Studies: International Business Major, Spanish and Economics Minor


Aausi Prasai

University: Virginia Commonweal University (Richmond, VA)
Studies:Logistics Major

Aayushi Prasai


Andrew Cohen

University: College of Charlestonty (Charleston, SC)
Studies: Spanish Major


Logan Marr

University: Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
Studies: Political Science and International Affairs Major


Bailey Brown

University: University of Idaho (Moscow, ID)
Studies: Spanish and Biology Major



Rosa Mendoza

University: Pasadena City College (Pasadena, CA)
Studies: Spanish and Criminal Justice

Rosa Mendoza Student Ambassador of Spain