PHS Student Ambassadors

PHS Student Ambassadors 2023-24


2023-2024 PHS Student Ambassador Representatives

  • Freshman Representatives: Sofie Colyar and Anayiah Passmore
  • Sophomore Representative: Jadesola Oloniyo and Daun Park 
  • Junior Representatives: Cecilia Hellmann and Audrey Tan
  • Senior Representatives: Tianyi Chen and Louise Najjuuko


District Administrators on Team

  • Bob Maxwell, Superintendent
  • Juston Pollestad, PHS Principal



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.  All applications and reference forms must be completed and received by the Superintendent's office by September 30, 2023. 

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 students to fill any open representative positions.



Any 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade student currently attending Pullman High School may apply to be a Student Ambassador. For the 2024-2025 school year, the PHS Student Ambassador program will have two (2) open 9th grade positions. All other grade level representative positions have been filled by returning ambassadors from the previous 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. 



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.