“I chose to attend West Liberty University for the quality education/program that I can get for an affordable cost. I value all of the close relationships that I have made over the years at WLU. On campus, I am a Resident Assistant and participate in Young Life, men’s bible study and various student life activities.”
Calesha WilliamsonCharleston, WV - Elementary Ed.
“I picked West Lib because it was very affordable, safe, and the professors were so welcoming and involved. It’s size also had a big hand in it because you get to know everyone and everyone gets to know you. I am also involved with the Psychology Club and Kappa Delta Phi honor society.”
Kendall SouderBloomington, IN - Chemistry
“I chose West Liberty University because it allowed me to play the sport I love and study the science that I adore at an affordable price on a beautiful campus . In addition to being on the volleyball team, I am involved with the Chemistry Club, Bio Club, Chi Beta Phi honor society and MOSAIC women’s bible study.”
Morgan VicklessScenery Hill, PA - Elementary Ed.
“My favorite thing about West Liberty University is that the moment you step on campus it feels like home. Everyone is kind and helpful all over campus. In addition to being a student ambassador, I am also involved with the Council for Exceptional Children and Kappa Delta Phi honor society.”
Lauryn FridleyShenandoah Jct., WV - Broadcasting
“I chose West Liberty because it had everything I was looking for. I wanted a place that felt like home, and I immediately felt that on tour. It’s so easy to get involved and step out of your comfort zone, and you’ll instantly feel like a new person. I am also a resident assistant, intramural referee and on the student production crew.”
Matthew ValentineWeirton, WV - Marketing
“I chose West Liberty University because it was close to home and it has a friendly feeling to it. Being on campus makes it very easy for me to get to know everyone. In addition to being a student ambassador, I am a resident assistant and involved with Alpha & Omega Men’s Bible Study, and various other student life activities.”
Taelor BerrymanSalem, WV - Health Care Mgmt.
“I chose West Liberty University because the environment was so welcoming and it is as though you are part of a family. When I took a tour, my ambassador was so nice, and the school had everything I was looking for! In addition to being an ambassador, I work in the library and am the host of “What’s Up? West Lib,” a social media video series.”
Olivia BaumhoerHudson, OH - DMD & Broadcasting
“I chose West Liberty University because of the sense of community that you feel when you are on campus and the friends that you make here will last a lifetime. In addition to being a student ambassador, I am a member of the volleyball team, television production crew, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and greek life.”
Kaylee HilliardBradley, WV - Human Biology
“I chose West Liberty because it had the “small school” feel; it is honestly my home away from home. Plus, it had two of the most important aspects that I was looking for – soccer and a PA program. I am also on the women’s soccer team and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.”
Adwit LamichhaneKathmandu, Nepal - Computer Info
“I chose West Liberty University because it is a small college where you can get to know more people. The campus environment is very friendly and the affordability was a plus. I am in the international club, Net Impact Club – WL Chapter, Hult Prize at West Liberty and the Robotics Club “
Bethany MorrisonSt Marys, WV - Criminal Justice
“My favorite thing about West Liberty University is that it is a small campus so it is easy to navigate around. Also, professors are always willing to help outside of class. This university is like a big family plus it is affordable. I am a member of the criminal justice society as well as a student ambassador. “
Breanna SayreWheeling, WV - Human Biology
“My favorite thing about West Liberty University is the close relationships that you can form with your fellow students and teachers because of the smaller size of the student body and welcoming environment. In addition to being a student ambassador, I am in the Bio Club.”
Peri GrayGlen Easton, WV - Biology DEAP
“I chose West Liberty University because it was affordable and I loved the amazing staff and faculty that I met while on my campus tour. I am also in the biology club, Chi Beta Phi and involved with the research lab.”
Erika KekahunaWheeling, WV - Community Ed.
“I chose West Liberty University because of its affordability and the feeling of home that I experienced when on campus. I like the small atmosphere and how the student to teacher ratio fit my needs. “
Justin RiceNew Martinsville, WV - Human Bio.
“My favorite thing about West Liberty University is the small environment; it makes it really easy to get to know professors and other students. In addition to being a student ambassador, I am in Chi Beta Phi.”
Ally JoyColumbus, OH - Zoo Science
“I chose West Liberty University because of their Zoo Science and Applied Conservation program, as well as their affordable tuition. I am also a resident assistant and member of the Bio Club as well as an ambassador.”
Noah UnderwoodBelle, WV - Business
“I chose West Liberty University because it has a tight knit community, great business program and men’s soccer team. Being able to study in a major I was interested in while playing soccer made it a perfect fit.”
Faith SandyGrafton, WV - Elementary Ed.
“I chose West Liberty because it feels like a home away from home. Being here because it has helped me find myself. I’m on the Acro & Tumbling team, Kappa Phi, Council for Exceptional Children and greek life.”
Michela MarcheseBunker Hill, WV - Biology
“My favorite thing about West Liberty University is the low student to faculty ratio. It allows students to form personal relationships with professors. I am in Chi Beta Phi, Bio Club, WLVFD and Future PA Club.”
Kaitlyn GilkeyMiddleport, OH - MS Criminology
“I chose West Liberty because it provided me the opportunity to grow as an individual and allowed me to see a beneficial career path through their programs. I’m a grad assistant for the CJ program and Beta Rho alumni.”
Student Ambassadors of the Year Award Recipients
2018-19 Kyle Patrick, Glen Dale, WV 2017-18 Collin Lewis, Martinsburg, WV 2017-18 Zach Rhodes, Chester, WV 2016-17 Jay Billiter, Paden City, WV 2015-16 Damia Mogielski, Charleston, WV 2014-15 Jillian Laslo, Shadyside, OH 2013-14 Kacie Murray, Lumberport, WV 2012-13 Luke Tacosik, Morristown, OH 2011-12 Brigid Riordan, Beaver, PA 2010-11 Kristin DeWitt, West Liberty, WV 2009-10 Andrew Simmons, Kenna, WV