Ridgewater Ambassadors ​ 

​Student Ambassadors

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Name: Zoe Nonweiler
Hometown: Willmar, MN
Program/Major: PSEO/Liberal Arts
Activities: Reading, Sleeping, Eating, and Watching Local Sporting Events

Why I chose Ridgewater College: I chose Ridgewater because I had the opportunity to get my college education paid for while still in High School. Everyone here is very friendly and I am glad I get to experience this!


Name: Conner Bottger
Hometown: Walnut Grove, MN
Program/major: Veterinary Technology
Activities:  Student Ambassador Program

Why I chose Ridgewater College: I chose Ridgewater College because it was affordable, had a great teacher to student ratio, and the Veterinary Technology program.



Name: Courtney Knisley
Hometown: New London, MN
Program/major: Liberal Arts
Activities: Raising Sheep, Riding Horse, and Swing Dancing

Why I chose Ridgewater College:  I chose Ridgewater College because of the small campus feel, and all of the friendly people.




Name: Kolten Nienhaus
Hometown: Sleepy Eye, MN
Program/major: Marketing and Sales Management
Activities: PTK, TRIO, DECA, and Ridgewater Football

Why I chose Ridgewater College:
 It felt like a great place to start my college experience.




Name: Hayden Ohlemacher-Lonetti
Hometown: Buffalo, MN
Program/major:  Veterinary Technology
Activities: Assistant Coach for Ridgewater Women’s Basketball Team, Student Manager for Ridgewater Men’s Basketball Team, PAS, and Golf

Why I chose Ridgewater College:  I chose Ridgewater College because of the amazing Vet Tech program.





Name: Julie Quackenbush
Hometown: Danube, MN
Program/major: Marketing and Sales Management
Activities: Walking, Running, and Cooking
Why I chose Ridgewater: I chose Ridgewater because it was a smaller campus, and it is very affordable. 





Name: Robinette Smith
Hometown: New London, MN
Program/major: Administrative Assistant
Activities: Lunch Buddy, Work Study for Sociology

Why I chose Ridgewater College:  I chose Ridgewater College because it was close to home, and I felt like it would be a good experience for the money. 




Name:  Jadyn Woltjer
Hometown:  Willmar, MN
Program/major: PSEO/Liberal Arts
Activities:  Student Ambassador Program, and meeting new people

Why I chose Ridgewater College:  I chose Ridgewater College because it is close to home and it is a nice campus. 






Ridgewater College is an equal opportunity employer and educator.