Texas Tech University

Student Ambassadors

What is a TCVPA Student Ambassador?

The J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts (TCVPA) Ambassador Programs is a select group of student volunteers. The goal of the Ambassadors Program is to provide information about the College, individual schools and programs to prospective students, parents, alumni, donors, and others.

How Do I Become an Ambassador?

Fill out the application to begin your journey on becoming a TCVPA Student Ambassador.


Meet Our TCVPA Student Ambassadors


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Hope Cooksey
Major: Music Education (Voice)
  • Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
  • Involvement: I am a part of the Women's Chorale, University Orchestra, and have participated in several School of Music Operas

Laureen Karichu

Laureen Karichu
Major: Acting
  • Hometown: Little Elm, Texas

Anna Kim

Anna Kim
Major: Music Education & Performance (Violin)
  • Hometown: Lubbock, Texas
  • Plans after graduation: Attend Graduate School and get my Master's Degree

Gabriel Mata

Gabriel Mata
Major: Theatre Arts (Technical Theatre)
  • Hometown: El Paso, Texas
  • Plans after Graduation: I want to become a freelance theatre technician and move from town-to-town working in local theatres. Then, after a few years move on to Broadway!

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Bailey Schrader
Major: Studio Art (Painting)
Minor: Creative Writing
  • Hometown: Austin, Texas
  • Plans after Graduation: Publish a book I'm working on, and do concept art for video games

Alexa Teleki

Alexa Teleki
Major: Musical Theatre
  • Hometown: Denton, Texas
  • Plans after Graduation: I plan to move to Boston or New York to audition and perform in theatres wherever I can.


Laureen Voight

Laureen Voight
Major: Theatre Arts / Dance
  • Hometown: Wichita, Kansas
  • Involvement: I am part of the Lubbock Youth Outreach, Hispanic Student Society, and American Spirit Dance Company