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Star Ambassadors

Be a Gateway Star

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Star Ambassador. Application deadline is February 15, 2017.

All student nominees must be available to participate in the Star Ambassador competition and awards ceremony on the evening of Thursday, March 2 in the Madrigrano Auditorium - Kenosha Campus.

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This is your chance to shine! Ambassadors compete by showing off their enthusiasm about Gateway and technical education, their leadership skills, public speaking skills, and positive attitude.  The Star Ambassador program is an opportunity to represent Gateway on campus, in the community, and around the state.  

Interested students need to complete an application and obtain faculty/staff endorsement. Students need to be prepared to compete in the Star Ambassador Competition by giving a short presentation to a panel of three judges. [Click for presentation guidelines]

In order to apply students must be enrolled in a technical diploma or associate degree program and have completed at least one semester at Gateway.

One winner is selected from Kenosha, Racine, and Elkhorn as the campus Star Ambassador.  Each of the three campus Ambassadors are in the running for and one winner is selected as the district Star Ambassador.  

All nominated students serve as Gateway ambassadors and represent the college throughout the year.  Each of the campus Star Ambassador winners are awarded a $250 Gateway Foundation tuition voucher to use toward their continued education at Gateway. The district Star Ambassador has the opportunity to attend the State Ambassador Leadership Conference.  

Questions? Contact Trina Muscarella, Student Life Coordinator at 262.741.8452 or Lindsey Kosman, Student Life Coordinator, 262.619-6570.

2016 Star Ambassador

Check out what the 2016 Star Ambassadors have to say about their Gateway experience:

Click the pictures below to view a video of each Ambassador.

Ivan Rodriguez-Gonzales Kenosha Campus and District Star Ambassador 2016
Ivan Rodriguez-Gonzales
District Ambassador
Kenosha Campus Ambassador
Vicki Zirbel Elkhorn Campus Ambassador 2016
Vicki Zirbel
Elkhorn Campus Ambassador