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Preston Residential College

Student Leaders

Everyone in Preston has the opportunity to become a leader or to hone their career-building leadership skills.

Aidan Baker

Preston Hall Government

Aidan Baker, President

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. 

Nikolai Mukhin

Preston Ambassadors

Nikolai Mukhin, 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.

Sofia Andre

Y-IMPACT Community Service Organization

Sofia Andre, 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.

Sarah Mielke

Literature and Arts Society

Sarah Mielke, 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.

Kaitlyn McCue

Cookies and Christ

Kaitlyn McCue, President

Cookies and Christ helps to foster knowledge of Jesus Christ and biblical Christianity among Preston Residential College students over warm cookies.

Alex Fisher

Green Thumbs

Alex Fisher, President

The members of Green Thumbs are dedicated to inspiring growth within communities through the hands-on experience of gardening. 

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.