Ambassadors help connect our students to the College of Fine Arts. With tons of social
events, performances, and scholarship opportunities, becoming a Fine Arts Ambassador
is an honor for our most passionate and driven students.
Art, Design, & Creative Industries
Austin Storie (Coordinator)
Austin Storie is the Coordinator for the School of Art, Design, and Creative Industries
Ambassadors. He is a Junior pursuing a degree in Studio Art with an emphasis in Applied
Drawing. Rarely spotted outside of his studio, Austin can sometimes be found enjoying
a slice of pizza and a computer game.
Laura Barwick is a Junior at Wichita State University in the Fine Arts College. She
is pursuing Studio Art with an emphasis in Painting. She loves painting, drawing,
and nearly all forms of art she comes across. Her goal is to become a successful painter
and to someday become an art professor to help young artists grow their own skills.
Kiara Ehrmann is a Junior studying Graphic Design and Marketing. She is involved in
Student Involvement and is an Honors College student. Kiara loves photography, animals,
and her family and friends. Her favorite part of WSU is all the job and project opportunities
they offer to their students.
Quinlan Roth (Coordinator)
Quinlan Roth is the Coordinator for the School of Digital Arts Ambassadors. Quinlan
is a Senior getting his degree in Filmmaking. He is also a member of the Dungeons
& Dragons game group at Shocker Studios.
Desiree Hinshaw is a Senior majoring in Game Design. She is also the President for
the Shocker Gaming Club and Manager for the Varsity Esport's League of Legends team.
Desiree is half Filipino and half White, born and raised in Kansas. She used to fly
Cessna 172s at Beech Factory Airport, and plans on pursuing flying again after graduating.
Madison Roths (Coordinator)
Madison Roths is the Coordinator for the School of Music Ambassadors. She is a Junior
studying Vocal Performance with a minor in Theatre, and is a member of the Honors
College. She is involved in WSU Opera Theatre, WSU Audio Production, and Concert Chorale,
and studies voice with Dr. Pina Mozzani. Her favorite thing to do on campus is to
climb into a hammock and take a nap! Madison loves WSU because of the opportunities
they offer for personal and professional growth through fantastic experiences, like
traveling to Italy for a month through the Canta in Italia program.
Ainsley Agnew is a Sophomore majoring in Music Education and minoring in English.
This year, she is a member of the Endowed Ann Walenta String Quartet. Her primary
instrument is cello and she has the privilege of studying with Dr. Leonid Shukaev.
Ainsley is grateful for all of the professors in the School of Music and learns daily
about musicianship, poise, and professionalism. A few of her hobbies include listening
to podcasts, cooking, watching scary movies, and spending time with the wonderful
friends she has made at WSU.
Cole Bellamy is a Junior studying Music Education and Vocal Performance. He is currently
studying voice with Alan Held, and is a member of Concert Chorale and the Opera program.
Cole loves traveling, meeting new people, and most importantly delicious food. He
loves WSU because of its diversity and brilliant faculty.
Katelyn Koch (Coordinator)
Katelyn Koch is the Coordinator for the School of Performing Arts Ambassadors. She
is a Junior majoring in Theatre, with a focus on technical theatre. Her goal is to
work for Cirque Du Solei in their design department. This is her second year as an
ambassador. She is also a third-year member of Shocker Sound Machine, Shocker Sound,
and Baja Racing. Recently, Katelyn joined the Gamma Xi chapter of Alpha Phi.
William Day is a Junior majoring in Musical Theatre and pursuing certificates in Directing
and Filmmaking. William works on campus as a Shocker Navigator, and he is also involved
on the board of the Empty Space Theatre Program, a new student-run Theatre organization
on campus, serving as their Marketing/Publicity Director.