Kwamesha Milsap Selected for Wisconsin Technical College System District Ambassador Program
April 11, 2019
Blackhawk Technical College is pleased to announce Kwamesha Milsap has been selected to participate in the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) District Ambassador program. The program selects one student from each of the state’s 16 technical college districts to act as advocates for vocational and technical education. Students serve a one-year term and are called upon to make special appearances, give presentations and participate in various events on behalf of the WTCS. District Ambassadors from across the state will be honored on April 25 in Wisconsin Dells.
Milsap, a nursing student from Beloit, is described by faculty as a strong leader who is engaged, knowledgeable and respectful. “As a student in my class, I could expect her to lead class discussions on any number of topics. She has a command of her subject matter,” said composition instructor Jason Nado, Ph.D. He continued to describe how Milsap can tackle even the toughest topics with tact and diplomacy, presenting the material in a way that informs and educates her peers.
To be considered for this honor, students must be nominated by faculty or staff and complete an application packet. Students are then selected to participate in the interview process. During the interview, students deliver a presentation describing their personal journey and decision to attend a technical college.
Regarding her own decision to choose a technical college education, Milsap explained, “I chose Blackhawk Technical College because BTC chose me.” She continued, “I feel this way each time I benefit from the free tutoring, writing labs, free transportation to the campus, supportive staff, flexible class schedules and access to life skills as well as academics. All of these resources have been advantageous in the pursuit of my nursing career.”
Milsap will not only represent Blackhawk Technical College at the state-level, she will participate in a number of events throughout the year. She will perform the national anthem at BTC’s Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 18 at the Dream Center in Beloit. In addition, she will be the commencement speaker in May 2020.