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Hometown News: University Ambassadors for 2012-13

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Nov. 9, 2011) — Thirteen Bemidji State University students are working as University ambassadors in the Office of Admissions during the 2011-2012 school year.

University ambassadors are an important part of recruitment and public relations efforts at Bemidji State. They act as the face of the University, conducting campus tours and followup visits with prospective students, as well as acting as receptionists in the Office of Admissions and assisting with high school visits and college fairs.

For more information, please contact the Bemidji State University Office of Admissions at (218) 755-2001 or at

2011-12 University Ambassadors Listed Below, by Hometown

56601 | Kim Bauer, junior, community health
56601 | Mallary Herbert, junior, business administration
56601 | Leif Voltz, senior, elementary education

Aitkin | 56431 | Tom LaLond, freshman, biology
Deerwood | 56444 |  Sadie Anderson, junior, social work
Ely | 55731 | Pat Lekatz, senior, English/economics
Gonvick | 56644 | Megan Gustafson, senior, elementary education
Ham Lake | 55304 | Joe Sunderman, junior, criminal justice
Lewiston | 55952 | Kristina VeerKamp, junior, elementary education
Little Falls | 56345 | Brittany Trettel, sophomore, mathematics education
Littlefork | 56653 | Kelly Millerbernd, junior, business administration
Loretto | 55357 | Maggie Gleason, freshman, chemistry/biology
Vadnais Heights | 55127 | Alex Dessert, freshman, biology


About Bemidji State University Bemidji State University, located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling more than 5,000 students, the University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. The University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. University signature themes include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and global and multi-cultural understanding. For further information about the University, visit Become a fan of Bemidji State University on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.