Who is the Green Team?

Clint Dick

Clint Dick
Senior
Spivy, KS

Major:  Communications

Energy Committee

"I enjoy the hands-on projects in Green Team, such as the recycling program and our service trips."

Other Activities: Phi Delta Theta, Collegian Staff, 100.3 Jinx Radio

Tendai Kwaramba

Tendai Kwaramba
Senior
Zimbabwe

Major: Biochemistry & Biology

Education Committee

"I believe that I, just like everyone else, have a role in the world to make as much of a positive impact on it as possible."

Other Activities: Ambassador, Beta Beta Beta, Biology Grant Mentor

Sydnee Nelson

Sydnee Nelson
Senior
Clay Center, KS

Major: Biochemistry & Biology

Education Committee Coordinator

“I joined the Green Team with hopes that I could help provide for the Environment that I love and help people understand and have a purpose for caring for it also.”


Other Activities: Cross Country/Track and Field, Philanthropy Board Member, SGA Senator, Biology Grant Mentor

Jess Ratzlaff

Jess Ratzlaff
Senior
Arkansas City, KS

Major: History

Social Justice Committee Coordinator

"I joined the Green Team to have a better understanding of how to make life greener for my future."

Shea Wilson

Shea Wilson
Senior
Arkansas City, KS

Major: Biochemstry

Energy Committee Coordinator

“I joined the Green Team to learn more about sustainability and how I can use sustainable practices in my daily life.”

Daniel Van Sickle

Daniel Van Sickle
Junior
Maize, KS

Major: Business

Resource Committee Coordinator

“I joined the Green Team because I wanted to learn more about how to live a sustainable life and how to go about promoting green practices in a community and business environment. I am also interested in working with a green company.”


Other Activities: Cross Country/Track and Field, Academic Press and Phi Delta Theta

Joey Tran

Joey Tran
Junior
Arlington, TX

Major: Music

Resource Committee Coordinator

"To get to know the students outside the Fine Arts and learn that there’s more than just recycling."


Other Activities: Campus Players, Music and Theater

Ashta Jordan

Ashta Jordan
Sophomore
Dexter, KS

Major: Accounting

Social Justice Committee Coordinator

"I believe our environment should be preserved for upcoming generations.  I hope to learn more ways to help make greener decisions and help preserve our planet."

Elle Nguyen

Elle Nguyen
Sophomore
Wichita, KS

Major: Biology

Education Committee Coordinator

“The reason why I joined the Green Team was because of my best friend, Cali Portenier. She convinced me that the Green Team would be a great opportunity for me, and she was right. Green Team has given me nothing but wonderful opportunities to become a better person and a better environmentalist.”


Other Activities: Beta Beta Beta

Harrison Wynn

Harrison Wynn
Sophomore
Mulvane, KS

Major: Biology


Resource Committee

“I joined the green team to be involved in an activity that I could include in my college resume related to biology. I hope to learn ways I can make a positive impact on the environment.”

Miranda Bargsley

Miranda Bargsley
Freshman
Wichita, KS

Major: Undecided

Social Justice Committee

“I love recycling!”

Kyle Karpe

Kyle Karpe
Freshman
Ponca City, OK

Major: Marine Biology

Resource Committee

“I really want to help the world.”


Other Activities: Golf

Macie Helgenberger

Macie Helgenberger
Freshman
Montrose, CO

Major: Philosophy and Religion

Energy Committee

“I’m interested in alternative energy sources as well as reducing our carbon footprint.”


Other Activities: Worship Outreach

Alexis Del Toro

Alexis Del Toro
Freshman
Amarillo, TX

Major: Biology/Pre-Med

Education Committee

“I am very active in recycling many things at home and I believe that the environment is a fundamental thing that we should all take part in.”


Other Activities: Softball

Natalie Jones

Natalie Jones
Freshman
Topeka, KS

Major: Psychology

Social Justice Committee

“I like the idea of making the world greener, so why not start with the place I call my new home? In addition, since I’m not involved in any sports, I wanted to apart of some team.”

Meagan Jorboe

Meagan Jorboe
Junior
Arkansas City, KS

Major: Biology

Energy Committee

“I want to learn how to be more green and encourage others to do the same.”


Other Activities: Sodexo Employee

William McKown

William McKown
Junior
Arkansas City, KS

Major: Biology

Energy Committee

“I joined the Green Team to help better the environment and teach people to use resources better.”

Jessica Johnson

Jessica Johnson
Freshman
Mulvane, KS

Major: History

Resource Committee

“I joined Green Team because I wanted to learn about sustainability and how I can help educate others on being eco-friendly.”

Lisa Rupert

Lisa Rupert
Junior
Conway Springs, KS

Major: Psychology/Pre-Law

Education Committee

“It provides an opportunity to enhance knowledge regarding current threats to our planet, and allows participation that gives opportunity to enhance leadership capabilities, take action, and influence others toward an environmentally sustainable way of life.”