Student Ambassador Program
The Front Line Foresters represent Huntington University at various events on and off campus. They represent the best and brightest of the student body of Huntington University.
- To represent the HU student body to alumni, family and friends of HU
- Express gratitude and appreciation to donors
- Provide meaningful networking opportunities
- Discover and develop who we are as individuals and followers of Christ as it relates to leadership, higher education, fundraising, generosity and gratitude
- Gain an understanding of how the Advancement office operates on a day to day basis and as a larger function of the University
- Grow in effective conversational and interpersonal skills by interacting with staff, faculty, and alumni of the university
- Learn basic philanthropic principles and how that connects to fundraising
- Gain hands on experience working with professionals by collaborating on projects
Student ambassadors for Huntington University exhibit internal gratitude toward God for the gifts and talents that He has given them. They also exhibit external gratitude towards those who have supported and impacted their lives or the lives of others. (James 1:17; 1 Thessalonians 5:18)
The following students are serving as the Front Line Foresters for the 2014-2015 academic year:
Senior Antonio Castillo, senior Stephanie Yoder, junior Tyson Kalischuk, junior Justin White, junior Lucas Lengacher, senior Maggie Gilliam, junior Michael Deter, senior Breanna Amico, junior Amy Hetrick and senior Becca Perhai
Junior Tyson Kalischuk
“Live uncommonly.” That’s always been Tyson Kalischuk’s motto. After all, it’s what he grew up with. His parents set the example by working hard, being successful and standing out. Little did Tyson realize the “uncommon”...
Senior Stephanie Yoder
During a time of repentance, David prayed “Restore to me the joy of your salvation” (Psalm 51: 12a). Stephanie Yoder, senior public relations and communications major, can identify with that. Growing up, a naturally bubbly and joyful...
Junior Michael Deter
Like many of us, Michael Deter is sometimes tempted to worry about the future. What will I do with my missions major? How will I earn a living with it? Where will I live? But if there’s one thing Michael has learned from the time he...
Senior Maggie Gilliam
Learning to rely on God in all circumstances—that’s what Maggie Gilliam has been learning during her time at Huntington University. As an incoming freshman, Maggie was timid and shy. But as she looks back she can see that God has...
Junior Lucas Lengacher
Leadership opportunities came early for Lucas Lengacher. Growing up in a Christian home, he reaped the benefits of parents who pointed him to the Lord, took him to church, and studied the Bible. The church Lucas attended didn’t have a...
Junior Justin White
Growing up in a Christian home, Justin White was surrounded by people who loved the Lord. He’s “super-close” with his family and is quick to say his parents and grandparents have had a tremendous impact on him. As he entered his...
Senior Breanna Amico
For Breanna Amico, growing up in a loving Christian home had a lot of advantages. Her family was very involved in anything and everything at church, from plays to picnics to service projects. Her parents prayed with her and taught her...
Senior Becca Perhai
Growing up as a missionary kid in Ukraine, Becca Perhai wondered if she’d ever have the opportunity to attend a Christian college. So, when Brian and Cathy Birdsall (friends of HU ) told her class about Huntington University, Becca...
Senior Antonio Castillo
Antonio Castillo came to the United States with his dad when he was 13 years old, not knowing a bit of English. After struggling through the seventh grade, both academically and socially, Antonio spent the summer with his cousins in...
Junior Amy Hetrick
Attending Huntington University seemed inevitable for Amy Hetrick. After all, her mom and brother attended here, and HU was all she heard about growing up. “HU kind of runs in our family,” Amy said with a laugh. “I always knew I...