Meet the AHC Bulldog Ambassadors
Amadeo Rubalcaba, from a young age, was brought up with the ideas of empathy and pacifism as he was raised by a single mother. Amadeo is a first-year student studying Political Science, where he was first introduced to at Central Coast New Tech High School. In the future, he plans to act as a voice for those in need while also fighting for rights not yet given. His personal goal is to lead to progressive change which sparks social justice, both personal, and public.
Andrei Villalobos is a Fine Arts student, focused on Graphic arts, here in Hancock. He is an artist, but also loves singing and making songs with his guitar. The reason he became an ambassador is that to create different connections with different people and create a positive atmosphere for everyone. He knows and believes that a simple smile can change a person's whole life. He believes that everything happens for a reason, and as a believer of Christ, that God is in the center of everything.
Edgar Ortiz is a fourth year electrical engineering student. He is involved in MESA/STEM, CAN/TRIO, and a few other clubs on campus such as the APEX club and chess club. He enjoys going on runs and hikes and summer is his favorite season of the year. He loves being an ambassador.
Edrian Ysip is a local that was born and raised here in Santa Maria. He's been at Hancock for three years as the first two were spent going through PCPA and now continuing with general education classes in order to transfer out to a university. He is currently studying Technical Theatre with a specific focus on Properties. He is here to help answer all the questions you may have or is happy to guide you to your desired destination.
Isabella Garcia is a first-generation college student. She is majoring in Administration of Justice and planning on transferring to a 4-year university. She is involved in Allan Hancock College Student Government as the Director of Student Advocacy. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, baking, and spending time with family and friends.
Izzy Cambronero is a psychology major who is passionate about spreading encouragement. Allan Hancock College is his safe place. He wants to remind others that anyone can become a student. It's important to keep your goals in mind. Try better each day to discipline your thoughts, mindfully.
Leilani Munoz-Cervantes is a second-year student at Allan Hancock College and aims to graduate with an associate's in Science, then transfer to a four-year university. You’ll know her around campus as Lilo! She hopes to help other students become comfortable in college and succeed. Leilani knows how hard it is to ask for help in a new environment so she looks forward to making sure students can put their trust her.
Lennette Espinoza is currently double majoring in Psychology and Biology in efforts to transfer into a four-year institution as a Pre-Medical student. Through her time here at Allan Hancock College, Lennette has had the opportunity to serve on the Associated Student Body Government, as the Vice President of Finance, Vice President, and as President. She has also been a member of numerous clubs on campus; having had the opportunity to compete and place gold, and silver for SkillsUSA, and serving as a current member of Alpha Gamma Sigma. Lennette has had the tremendous opportunity to explore all of her options on this campus, and highly recommends incoming students to take advantage of all the opportunities that are offered. As a Student Ambassador Lennette wants nothing more than to help every student realize their potential here at Allan Hancock College.
Maria Martinez Espinobarros is a first-generation college student and is still deciding on her major. As a freshman at Allan Hancock College, she will be joining clubs and learn about the programs availiable to help students on campus. She is a member of EOPS and CAN-TRIO, as well as the Bulldog Ambassadors. She is energetic and nervour about starting at AHC. She can overcome anything that comes her way and will always find a way through!
Melanie Solorio Mendoza is majoring in art and plans to transfer to a four-year university. She is a member of Circle K, Studio Arts Club, and Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society. She is also fluent in Spanish. In photography and art, Melanie's favorite subject matter is nature and landscapes. She also enjoys helping others and her community. By being an ambassador, she is able to reach more people, assist students, and answer concerns they may have.
Russbell Valle Davila is formerly incarcerated, a cancer survivor, and has grown up without either of his parents along his side. He shares his main highlights to embrace his diversity and so anyone who does encounter him is not intimidated, but instead understands the background he is coming from and the adversities he has had to endure, overcome, and grow from! He shares with you, "Cherish every moment"!
Skyler is a Biology major hoping to transfer to a 4-year university in the future. He loves participating in differing events from around campus, as well as getting to know new people. His hobbies include videogames, creative writing, and reading. He hopes to be able to learn good public speaking skills for his goal of becoming a Zookeeper.
Tania Salinas is majoring in Recreational Mangement and is planning on transferring to a 4-year University. She is involved in Allan Hancock College Student Body Government as our executive director and is president in Young Farmers and Ranchers Club on campus. She loves helping others as many ways as she can, and she has fun doing decorations for Allan Hancock College events with other ambassadors. Being an ambassador is like having another family and having familiar faces on campus.