Microbiology

Meet Your Student Ambassadors


Microbiology Ambassadors

What is an ambassador? We like to call them your "big siblings". They are here to help you adjust to the college lifestyle. Feel free to email one of your ambassadors that has a similar goal or involvement! They are here for you. College can be hard and scary, your ambassadors are leaders willing to meet with you and help you figure out how to "adult". You can often find them in Dana's Office (LSE 406).  

2019 - 2020 Student Ambassadors

Abigail Peters 

Name: Abigail Peters

Hometown: Duncan, OK

Career Goals: Genetic Counselor

Involvement: Microbiology Club Outreach Chair, Honors College, Student Employee for the Micro Department, Barista at Cafe Libro, Lasso Tutor, Psychology and American Sign Laguage Minor

Email: abigpet@okstate.edu

 Adam Bronson

Name:  Adam Bronson

Hometown: Richardson, TX

Career Goals: MD/Ph.D.

Involvement: Alpha Epsilon Delta, Operation Catnip- Stillwater, LSFRS, Cabeen Lab,  OSU Vet Early Admit, Honors College

Email: adam.bronson@okstate.edu

 

 Bahar Nazar Gul

Name:  Baher Nazar Gul

Hometown: Roseau, Dominica

Career Goals: Forensic Toxicology

Involvement: Microbiology Club, OSSO

Email: bnazarg@okstate.edu

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Name: Bernice Quinonez

Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK

Career Goals: DO/Surgeon

Involvement: Catholic Student Association, Hispanic Student Association, Microbiology Club, Habitat for Humanity, Pre-Health Club, OK-LSAMP

Email: berenice.quinonez@okstate.edu 

Bethany McVay 

Name:  Bethany McVay

Hometown: Tulsa, OK

Career Goals: Medicine

Involvement: CMDA, BCM Leadership, Student Union Employee

Email: bethany.mcvay@okstate.edu

Brandon Couch 

Name:  Brandon Couch

Hometown: Arglye, TX

Career Goals: Medicine

Involvement: Medical Assistant at the Williams Clinic, Pre-Health Professionals Club, Habitat for Humanity, and Beta Theta Pi

Email: brandon.r.couch@okstate.edu

 Brandon Scranton

Name:  Brandon Scranton

Hometown: Lincoln, NE

Career Goals: Emergency Physician, Interventional Cardiologist, or Internal Medicine Specialist

Career History: EMS (23 years), Police Officer (15 years)

Involvement: National Honors Society, Pre-Med, Pre-Soma, Non-Traditional, and Advanced Practice Paramedic

Email: brandon.scranton@okstate.edu

Bryn Goldsmith 

Name:  Bryn Goldsmith

Hometown: Allen, TX

Career Goals: Dentistry

Involvement: Christian Medical and Dental Association, Spanish Minor, Cowboy Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, LASSO Tutor

Email: bryn.goldsmith@okstate.edu

Cole Kiger 

Name:  Cole Kiger

Hometown: McKinney, TX

Career Goals: Infectious Diseases/CDC

Involvement: Cowboy Marching Band, LSFRS Scholars, Kappa Kappa Psi, Honors College, Hadwiger Lab

Email: nicholas.kiger@okstate.edu

 darci kuck

Name:  Darci Kuck

Hometown: Poteau, OK

Career Goals: Medical Lab Science

Involvement: Cook Lab, BCM

Email: darci.kuck@okstate.edu

Olga Michka 

Name:  Olga Michka

Hometown: Broken Arrow, OK

Career Goals: D.D.S.

Involvement: Dental Assistant, Spanish Minor, Spanish Interpretor for Medical Missions, CMDA

Email: omichka@okstate.edu

Peter Nunan 

Name:  Peter Nunan

Hometown: Tulsa, OK

Career Goals: PhD

Involvement: Microbiology Club, A&S Student Council

Email: peter.nunan@okstate.edu

 Reagan Brooks

Name:  Regan Brooks

Hometown: Durant, OK

Career Goals: Internal Medicine, Osteopathic Doctor

Involvement: Alpha Delta Pi, Tree House at Sunnybrook Church

Email: reabroo@okstate.edu

 Rosa Gorham

Name:  Rosa Gorham

Hometown: Collinsville, OK

Career Goals: MD/PhD

Involvement: Treasurer of Microbiology Club, CAS Freshman Representative Council, Student Wellness Council, RHA Board of Trustees, CowyboyThon, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma

Email: rosa.gorham@okstate.edu

ryan hahn 

Name:  Ryan Hahn

Hometown: Trabuco Canyon, CA

Career Goals: Physician 

Involvement: Operation Catnip-Stillwater, Youssef Lab, Honors College

Email: ryan.hahn@okstate.edu

 Sidney

Name: Sidney Bayless

Hometown: Amarillo, TX

Career Goals: Optometrist

Involvement: Sigma Phi Lambda, American Chemical Society, NSLS 

Email: sidney.bayless@okstate.edu 

 

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Name: Sarah Spradlin 

Hometown: Fort Smith, AR

Career Goals: Brewer, Quality Assurance

Involvement: Microbiology Club, National Panhellenic Society, Sebastian County Political Association for Women, OSU Two-Stepping

Email:  sasprad@ostatemail.okstate.edu

 Troy Adkins

Name:  Troy Adkins

Hometown: Broken Arrow, OK

Career Goals: Physicians Assistant

Involvement: Microbiology Club, Student Employee for Microbiology department, Inclusion Leadership Program, OK-LSAMP, Student Support Services, MAPS, Pre PA club

Email: troy.adkins@okstate.edu

 

2018 - 2019 Student Ambassadors                      

Abigail 2

 

Name: Abigail Peters

Hometown: Duncan, OK

Career Goals: Genetic Counselor

Involvement: Microbiology Club,Honors College, Barista at Cafe Libro

Email: abigpet@okstate.edu

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Name: Madelyne Sweger 

Hometown: Edmond, OK

Career Goals: FBI Special Agent 

Involvement: Microbiology Club 

Email: msweger@okstate.edu

Dustin 2

 

Name: Dustin Cochran

Hometown: Atoka, OK

Career Goals: Medicine

Involvement: BCM, LSFRS, OK-LSAMP, STORM, Grindstaff Lab

Email: dustin.cochran@okstate.edu

Adam Bronson

Name: Adam Bronson

Hometown: Richardson, TX

Career Goals: Veterinarian 

Involvement: Pre-Vet Club, Operation Catnip- Stillwater, LSFRS, Cabeen Lab,
OSU Vet Early Admit, Honors College

Email: adam.bronson@okstate.edu 

jessie payne Liason

 

Name: Jessica Payne 

Hometown: De Soto, KS 

Career Goals: Food Microbiologist 

Involvement: Micro Minor, Food Science Club, Meat Science Club, Wentz Research Scholar, SUAB
Food Science Undegraduate Research Scholar, National Panhellenic Society 

Email: jessie.payne@okstate.edu 

bernice 3

Name: Bernice Quinonez

Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK

Career Goals: DO/Surgeon

Involvement: Catholic Student Association, Hispanic Student Association, Microbiology Club, 
Habitat for Humanity, Pre-Health Club, OK-LSAMP

Email: berenice.quinonez@okstate.edu 

Sidney

 

Name: Sidney Bayless

Hometown: Amarillo, TX

Career Goals: Optometrist

Involvement: Sigma Phi Lambda, American Chemical Society, NSLS 

Email: sidney.bayless@okstate.edu 

sam 3

Name: Samantha Shafer

Hometown: Muskogee, OK 

Career Goals: MD/PhD, Comedic Writer

Involvement:  Astrology Club, LSFRS, President of Microbiology Club, OSU Wesley Music Leadership Team, 
A&S Student Council, Mortar Board, Academic Integrity Board, Wentz Scholar, Cabeen Lab, Honors College

Email: seshafe@okstate.edu 

brandon 3

 

Name: Brandon Couch

Hometown: Argyle, TX

Career Goals: Medicine

Involvement: Pre-Health Professionals Club, Xie Lab, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 
Beta Theta Pi

Email: brandon.r.couch@okstate.edu

ryan 3

 Name: Ryan Hahn

Hometown: Trabuco Canyon, CA

Career Goals: OBGYN

Involvement: Operation Catnip- Stillwater, Volunteer Stillwater Medical, Youseff Lab
Honors College

Email: ryan.hahn@okstate.edu 

Reagan 2

 

Name: Reagan Brooks

Hometown: Durant, OK

Career Goals: Immunologist

Involvement: Alpha Delta Pi, Cowboython 

Email: reabroo@okstate.edu 

Cailey

 

Name: Cailey Weise

Hometown: Leander, TX

Career Goals: Public Health

Involvement: Colvin Fitness Instructor

Email: cailey.wiese@okstate.edu 

Allison 2

Name: Allison Bates

Hometown: Midwest City, OK 

Career Goals: DO, Dermatologist

Involvement: VP of Micro Club,Student Employee for the Micro Department, CMDA

Email: allison.a.bates@okstate.edu 

Natalie

 

Name: Natalie Heigle

Hometown: Versailles, KY

Career Goals: NP/PA

Involvement: Student Empoyee for the Micro Department, Microbiology Club, LSFRS,
Intern at the Wesley Foundation 

Email: nheigle@okstate.edu 

Tess 2

Name: Tess Decker

Hometown: Owasso, OK

Career Goals: Genetic Counseling

Involvement: Microbiology Club, Shotgun Sports Club 

Email: tess.decker@okstate.edu 

rachel 2

Name: Rachel Williams

Hometown: Grapevine, TX

Career Goals: OBGYN

Involvement: Phi Mu, Biochemistry Club, Academic Integrity Board, Global Medical Brigades, 
STORM, LASSO Center Tutor, Alpha Epsilon Delta

Email: rachel.g.williams@okstate.edu 

 

julia 4

 

 

Name: Julia Terrell

Hometown: Frisco, TX

Career Goals: Medical Lab Scientist

Involvement: XA, Cabeen Lab, American Chemical Society, NSCS,
NSLS

Email: julia.terrell@okstate.edu 

Cody

 

Name: Cody Driscoll

Hometown: Bixby, OK

Career Goals: Brewer, Quality Assurer of a Brewery

Involvement: Brewer and Brand Ambassador for Iron Monk,
Secretary of Local Brewers League

Email: cody.driscoll@okstate.edu 

 

Casey

 

Name: Casey Johnson 

Hometown: Tulsa, OK

Career Goals: Medical Lab Scientist 

Involvement: Micro Club, Shaw Lab

Email: casey.m.johnson@okstate.edu

 

Essences 2

 

Name: Essences Ewing

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Career Goals: Nephrologist

Involvement: MWA, Empower, HER Campus, Freshman Action Team

Email: essences.ewing@okstate.edu

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Name: Aubrey Williams

Hometown: Augusta, KS

Career Goals: Forensic Scientists

Involvement: Microbiology Club Officer, Cosplay, Murder House

Email: aubrey.williams@okstate.edu

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Name: Sarah Spradlin 

Hometown: Fort Smith, AR

Career Goals: Brewer, Quality Assurance

Involvement: Microbiology Club, National Panhellenic Society, Sebastian County Political Association for Women, OSU Two-Stepping

Email:  sasprad@ostatemail.okstate.edu