Student Ambassadors Program2019-20
SGHS PSTA Parent Ambassadors Program
A great way for students to be involved at South Gwinnett High School.
The PTSA at South Gwinnett High School is recruiting student ambassadors to participate in our PTSA Student Forum for the current school year.
What is the Student Ambassador?
Student at South Gwinnett High School have the opportunity to serve as an ambassador and support Parents, Teachers, Students and Staff for the upcoming school year.
This is an opportunity to
- Offer support
- Share experiences and expertise
- Help improve processes and best practices
- Promote excellence throughout the school and community
Why should you get involved with the Student Ambassador Program?
As an Ambassador, you will increasingly become knowledgeable about SGHS and be equipped with resources that will assist you and others – and more importantly– be the first to hear about opportunities.
Research has shown that involvement with clubs, organizations and groups is one of the best predictors for post-secondary educational aspirations and career placement opportunities.
What is the responsibility of a Student Ambassador?
Through this program, students serve as official ambassadors for a department, academy, club. organization, councils, programs or events sponsored by the PTSA and SGHS.
Student Ambassadors will help with outreach to families and students, form relationships, help each other create and sustain ties to the school by encouraging participation in clubs, auxiliaries, special programs and events. This helps to ensure everyone becomes vested in the success of SGHS.
Student Ambassadors will help promote our mantra “The Great Things Are Happening at SGHS”
As a Student Ambassador, you will:
- Welcome newly recruited members to the program
- Assist with supporting events
- Serve as an informed agent of the school
- Engage with prospective and current parents/families, teachers, students and staff
- Assist in identifying, recruiting, or sustaining ambassador membership
- Assist in building and promoting positive messages and highlighting “The Great Things Are Happening at SGHS” both locally and regionally
What is the level of commitment to be involved in the Student Ambassador Program?
A minimum of a one-year commitment as Student Ambassadors include some meetings, training, and volunteering for events. After some time as Student Ambassadors, you may be invited to serve on the Executive Board of the SGHS PTSA, School Council, Advisory Board or Foundation.
How do I sign up?
Ambassadors are recommended by our Teacher sponsors. We accept interest forms on a rolling basis. Once your form is received, you will be contacted by a current PA inviting you to the next scheduled informational session.
See online calendar for orientations, volunteer opportunities and timeline.
Contact the SGHS PTSA at [email protected] or call (770) 410-8488.