PHS Student Ambassadors

2020-2021 Student Ambassadors:
 Molly Jobson, Senior
 Kellan Yoshikawa, Senior

 

District Administrators on Team:
Bob Maxwell, Superintendent
Juston Pollestad, PHS Principal
Courtney Hodge, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent

PHS Student Ambassadors are comprised of representatives from the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes at Pullman High School. The group meets with the superintendent and other district staff approximately once a month  during the school year to share information, provide feedback on the high school experience, and broaden the understanding of school-related issues.

Goals of PHS Student Ambassadors Group:

  • To develop leadership skills
  • To gain a greater understanding of educational issues through interaction and problem-solving with peers and community leaders
  • To provide student insight and perspective to the Board of Directors and District Administration
  • To build a lifelong commitment to the role and responsibility of community citizenship

Selection Process:
1. Applications are received by students.
2. The superintendent and a representative group of administrators will review all written  applications and references submitted.
3. A representative group of building and district administrators will review the applications and will select two representatives from each grade (9th, 10th, and 11th) to participate for the 2020-2021 school year.

Eligibility
Any 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students currently attending Pullman High School may apply to be a Student Ambassador for the 2020-2021 school year (senior positions have already been filled for this school year). Each applicant will complete an application form that identifies their current academic year of enrollment, academic status and a personal statement of interest and application.

  • Students must have a least a 2.0 GPA.
  • Students will be expected to maintain personal standards of behavior appropriate to participation in student activities
  • Student references must include two (2) references total from the following people; a fellow student, a teacher, or another adult who works at Pullman High School, and/or a PHS administrator. 9th grade students may include references from a teacher, administrator, or another adult who works at Lincoln Middle School. 

Responsibilities
The Student Ambassadors serve as a representative voice for the PHS student body. As such, the Student Ambassadors will:

  • Provide student insight and perspective to district administration;
  • Serve as another communication pathway between PHS students and the district;
  • Share with other students about the work of the school district; and
  • Create two-way communication by bringing student issues to the Board and communicating the issues and projects the Board is working on back to the students.