Category: Announcements
April 9, 2019

2019-20 Class of Presidential Ambassadors announced

This notice appeared in the Weekly Phoenix between April 9, 2019 and April 15, 2019.

Florida Polytechnic University President Dr. Randy K. Avent has appointed 19 outstanding students to serve as Presidential Ambassadors for the 2019-20 school year. Presidential Ambassadors will represent the president and Florida Poly as formal hosts at designated University events, promote the successes and vision of the University, and demonstrate excellence through leadership, academics, and citizenship.

Presidential Ambassadors serve for one academic year, and program applications are available each January for the following academic year. The Presidential Ambassadors Advisory Committee, which includes representatives from the Offices of the President, Academic Affairs, and Advancement, review the applications, conduct initial interviews and make recommendations to the president, who then makes the final selection of students to serve as ambassadors.

Presidential Ambassadors represent the University on a volunteer basis.

The 2019-20 Presidential Ambassadors are:

Returning Ambassadors:

  • Delaney Jester, Chair, Computer Science
  • Phelippe Souza-Herod, Vice Chair, Computer Science
  • Vin Seixas, Secretary, Computer Engineering
  • Bobby Acacio, Electrical Engineering
  • Gabby Simms, Electrical Engineering
  • James Holland, Computer Science
  • Sinead Fernandes, Masters of Engineering, Electronic Communication & Control Systems Program
  • Stacie Akinyi, Computer Science
  • Vamsi Hanumanthu, Computer Science


New Ambassadors:

  • Brandon Nickas, Computer Science
  • Danielle Hancock, Mechanical Engineering
  • Dylan Amisano, Mechanical Engineering
  • Gage Roper, Computer Science
  • Isabel Zimmerman, Data Analytics
  • Lillian Frometa, Electrical Engineering
  • Megan Morano, Science and Technology Management
  • Nisha Patel, Computer Engineering
  • Ritchel Calvaire, Computer Science
  • Samantha Ashby, Mechanical Engineering

To learn more about the Presidential Ambassador program, visit the website.