Student Ambassador Program

Student Ambassador Program


Spring 2020 AmbassadorsThe Student Ambassador Program is a leadership opportunity for students who are dedicated to serving and representing Helena College. Student Ambassadors assist with campus tours and financial education, serve as Helena College representatives, and perform duties at various campus and community events.

Mission Statement: To represent Helena College in a positive manner. The mission of the Student Ambassador Program is to cultivate student leaders who will share the Helena College experience with prospective students, their families, and the community members and represent the college at special events.

Student Ambassadors benefit significantly from participating in the program.
Benefits include:

  • Leadership opportunities which provide additional experience in community service and develop relationships with school administrators on all levels.
  • Providing service to the college helps develop a sense of belonging and contributing to the community.
  • Resume enhancement occurs as a direct result of involvement in leadership and school activities which reflect positively on both applications for employment and for future colleges and universities.
  • Letters of recommendation may be made available to Student Ambassadors.
  • Student Ambassadors are provided with a tuition waiver reimbursement.

If you have questions for your Student Ambassadors, or would like a tour, please email the Ambassadors at

Student Ambassador Application

Questions regarding the program should be directed to Karina Moulton at 447-6915 or by email:

Wyatt LaPraim Wyatt LaPraim
Hometown: Helena, Montana
Major: Business
Activities & honors: Student Ambassador, ASHC Vice President, Christians United for Israel, Phi Beta Kappa
Work experience: Helena College maintenance, Workforce and Community Outreach Intern, Sales Associate at Sportsman's Warehouse, Welder for Third Element
Fun fact about Wyatt: I have had the opportunity to travel abroad.
Why did you want to be a student ambassador? I wanted to serve and promote what Helena College has to offer
Favorite HC memory: Helping out at the Welding Rodeo.

About Wyatt:
My name Wyatt LaPraim, I am currently attending Helena College for my third year. I graduated from the Welding Technology program with an Associates of Applied Science. Currently, I am getting my general education done so I can pursue my bachelor degree in business. I serve as one of four Student Ambassadors and I also serve as the Vice President of ASHC, I also participate in Christians United For Israel. In my free time I like to hike, fish, hunt, and spelunk. I look forward to a great year as well as working with everyone.

Courtney Radke Courtney Radke
: Registered Nursing
Languages you speak: English and Spanish
Fun fact about Courtney: I have kayaked in the Mediterranean Sea, snorkeled in an underwater volcano, and hiked the Camino de Santiago.
Why did you want to be a student ambassador? I wanted to be a Student Ambassador to help new students learn about the opportunities Helena College has to offer.

About Courtney:
Hello everyone!
My name is Courtney Radke. I am currently attending my third year at Helena College and am in my final semester the of Registered Nursing Program. I hope to use my degree to become a traveling nurse. In my free time I enjoy traveling, kayaking, and playing with my dog. This is my fourth semester as a Student Ambassador, and I once again look forward to helping new and prospective students learn about the great opportunities that Helena College has to offer.

Asher Asher Easterby
: Vancouver, Washington
Major: Criminal Justice
Languages you speak: English and French
Activities and honors: Christians United for Israel, Phi Theta Kappa
Work experience: The Base Camp, Work Study Parking Attendant, and Construction
Fun fact about Asher: I lived off grid for five years
Why did you want to be a student ambassador? I wanted to be part of a diplomatic outreach program (:
Favorite HC memory: Orientation lunches

About Asher:
Hello, my name is Asher Easterby and I am returning as one of Helena College’s 4 Student Ambassadors this Spring 2020 semester. This is my fourth semester at Helena College in which I have served as a Student Ambassador for three of those four. When I am not on campus, I am either working at the Base Camp or playing in Montana’s backcountry. I like to rock climb, kayak, hike, mountain bike, and enjoy warm nights in the summertime. In the Winter I snowboard and ski tour when I have time. I am excited to spend my last semester before I earn my Associate of Science degree this May with the Helena College community. I have lived in Helena for the past six years but will be moving to Havre to pursue a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from MSU-Northern. Helena College has been such a good school and place of employment for these past two years, but I am excited to see what the future holds. I hope you all have a great semester!

Ethan Peterson Ethan Peterson
: LaGrange, Illinois
Major: Double major in Psychology & Philosophy
Activities & honors: Reading Philosophical texts, music: drums, coffee, hiking
Work experience: Small business shipping aid, Sales Associate at Shoe Carnival, Golf Club Pool Boy
Fun fact about Ethan: I lived in Brazil for 7 years, played drums for 10 years
Why did you want to be a student ambassador? I have appreciated what Helena College has done for me and I would like to tell others what Helena College has to offer them.

About Ethan:
Hello! My name is Ethan Peterson and I am in my 4th semester at Helena College. I plan on transferring to Carroll or UM this next fall to double major in psychology and philosophy. I have a wide variety of hobbies ranging from hiking, reading, listening to podcasts, collecting ancient coins, playing the drums, and watching sports. This is my second semester as a student ambassador, and I have really enjoyed it. Being a part of a team of students who help promote Helena College has been a wonderful experience and I am looking forward to the rest of the semester!

Nathan Hicks Nathan Hicks
Hometown: Helena, Montana
Major: Civil Engineering, minor in Neuroscience, Psychology
Languages you speak: Fluent in Pig Latin (willing to tutor)
Activities & honors: President of Helena College Psychology Club, Vice President Helena College Veteran Club and Student Senator for ASHC. In my "free time" I like to geocache, shoot archery and ride motorcycles
Work experience: United States Army Veteran, Former NRA Law Enforcement Firearm instructor, Bail bondsman/Bounty Hunter
Fun fact about Nathan: I was given the name "Little Bear" as a child by my Great Uncle, the Chairperson of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians at the time. To this day, I wear a "little bear" totem around my neck made out of tigers eye.
Why did you want to be a student ambassador? Helena College has been an amazing experience for me. I would like to extend that gratitude personally, mix it with a little of my personal experience, and help the school, faculty, current students, and future students in any way I can.
Favorite HC memory: Wow, there are so many. My favorite is the day I found out that I managed to squeeze and A- out of Steve's WRIT 101 class!




About Nathan:
My name Nathan Hicks, I am currently attending Helena College for my second semester. I am a Native American Veteran non-traditional student. Curently, I am getting my general education done so I can pursue my bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and psychology. I serve as the American Indian Ambassador and I also serve as the President of the Psychology club, Vice President of the Veteran club, and Senator of ASHC. On my free time I like to tour Montana on my motorcycle, geocache, and fish. I look forward to a great year as well as working with everyone. 

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