Transfer Student Mentors
The WTAMU Transfer Student Mentors are a group of transfer students who are available to assist current and prospective students in all aspects of their WTAMU career. The Transfer Student Mentors come from diverse backgrounds, various colleges/universities, and have different educational majors and goals. Please feel free to contact any and all with any questions you have.
Transfer Student Mentor Information and Application
| ||Trazi Cooper |
Major: Education - 4-8 Math
Previous college/university attended: Midland College
Hometown: Midland, TX
Plans after graduation: Attend graduate school at WTAMU in School Counseling.
Advice for new transfer students: Join groups and organizations to get to know people outside your classes. It's nice to interact with students of different majors.
| ||Kristen Crum |
Major: Education—EC-6 ESL Generalist
Previous college/university attended: Amarillo College
Hometown: Corsicana, TX
Plans after graduation: I hope to work at a local elementary school or open a Montessori childcare facility. After working a couple of years, I plan to come back to WTAMU to earn a Master’s degree in School Counseling. Eventually, I would like to earn a Doctorate so I can work in higher education.
Advice for new transfer students: Take a deep breath and exhale! It is not as intimidating as it seems.
| ||Christopher Grepo |
Major: Mass Communication - Advertising/Public Relations
Previous college/university attended: Palomar College (San Diego, CA) and Amarillo College
Hometown: Oceanside, CA
Plans after graduation: Return to the San Diego area to work and possibly attend Cal State-San Marcos for graduate school.
Advice for new transfer students: Be proactive and prepared. Stay on top of your schedule and financial aid. Know where you are going before the day you have to be there.
| ||Chalone S. Hefley |
Major: Plant, Soil and Environmental Science
Previous college/university attended: Texas Tech University and Amarillo College
Hometown: Lubbock, TX
Plans after graduation: Attend law school and, after passing the bar exam, practice agricultural, environmental, and farm and ranch law in the Texas Panhandle.
Advice for new transfer students: Ask questions. Don't be afraid to ask questions just because you may feel like you've already "been here and done that." It can save you a lot of wasted time. And, as we all know, wasting time is not something any of us like to do.
| ||Kelsey Jackson |
Major: Communication Disorders; Minor: Psychology
Previous college/university attended: Dallas Baptist University and Clovis Community College
Hometown: Clovis, NM
Plans after graduation: Attend graduate school in Communication Disorders
Advice for new transfer students: Meet new people and get involved in campus organizations.
| ||Lisa Mitchell |
Major: Accounting & Finance
Previous college/university attended: Univ. of New Mexico (Albuquerque)
Hometown: San Jon, NM
Plans after graduation: Become a CPA and work in the agricultural industry as an accountant for an agriculture company such as John Deere.
Advice for new transfer students: Never be afraid to ask questions; there is always someone who is willing to help you be a success.