Everyone in Preston has the opportunity to become a leader or to hone their career-building
Preston Hall Government
Aidan Baker, Moderator
Hall Government serves as the voice of advocacy for Preston. Residents are encouraged
to participate in discussions and debates regarding our community. Funding is available
for any resident to help fund programs and initiatives for Preston. Preston Government
meetings are held each Sunday at 8:00pm in the Seminar Room.
Emily Ouyang, Chair
The Preston Ambassadors regularly give tours to prospective students and their families
each semester, often showing Preston to more than 600 guests in one day. The ambassadors
host several social events throughout the year, including the traditional Cereal Killers
and Sundaes on Sunday events. The PAs also assist in planning the annual Gatsby Banquet
and Awards Ceremony to bring the community together for an end-of-the-year celebration.
Y-IMPACT Community Service Organization
Hallie Skehan, President
Preston’s service organization is focused on service areas such as education, community
engagement, and Health and Wellness, Y-IMPACT participates in several service projects
as well as local and international philanthropy. Partner organizations include Relay
for Life, Dance Marathon, Families Helping Families, The Starfish Foundation, and
Harvest Hope Food Bank.
Jesse Surette, Head Gardener
The Green Thumbs work to help Preston students engage in horticulture and experience
the fun and sense of responsibility that comes with nurturing our environment. We
have two vegetable plots (affectionately named Kale Yeah and Mint to Be), a backyard
filled with beautiful flowers, and a brand new meditation garden that serves as an
area dedicated to bringing peace to Preston residents.
Literature and Arts Society
Riley Jones, Editor-in-Chief
The Literature and Arts Society hosts various events, including a book club, the annual
Slam 'n' Jam talent show, and a tour of the Special Collections at the Thomas Cooper
Library. The Literary and Arts Society helps to create our own literary journal, Bellwether.
Cookies and Christ
Brice Laney, President
Cookies and Christ helps to foster knowledge of Jesus Christ and biblical Christianity
among Preston Residential College students over warm cookies.