Freshman Admission

Meet Our Tour Guides

Student ambassadors know just about everything there is to know about life at Christopher Newport, and they're eager to share their experiences with you. Browse their profiles below and email tourguid@cnu.edu to chat!

Kyara Rivera

Kyara Rivera

Class of 2020

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Major: Political science

"When I'm not in class or studying, I like to hang out at Huntington or Buckroe Beach with my friends and spend time on the Great Lawn!"

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Kayla Davis

Kayla Davis

Class of 2021

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Major: Computer science

"You can find me singing with my a cappella group, attending meetings with the Black Student Union and volunteering with SWE (Society of Women Engineering)."

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Amy Doody

Amy Doody

Class of 2021

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Majors: Biology; neuroscience

"I'm building relationships, whether in Einstein's grabbing coffee with a friend, having a paint night with my roommates, in a meeting for my sorority or at Lackey Clinic volunteering."

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James Duffy

James Duffy

Class of 2021

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Majors: Environmental studies; political science

"I'm a member of the club gymnastics team and I volunteer-coach Newport News Special Olympics gymnastics. I'm also involved in campus-wide networking on social and environmental sustainability."

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Anthony Febo

Anthony Febo

Class of 2021

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Major: Communication

"When I'm not in class or studying, I stay active by going running or to the gym, spending time with friends and catching up with family on Facetime."

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Grace Goode

Grace Goode

Class of 2021

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Major: Marketing

"You can find me playing my trumpet with the Marching Captains, helping lead prayer and worship with Cru, or volunteering with a local preschool."

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Lawson Herold

Lawson Herold

Class of 2021

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Major: Communication

"I like to spend time with friends, head to the beach or enjoy campus events hosted by the Campus Activities Board."

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Natalee Jamerson

Natalee Jamerson

Class of 2021

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Major: Psychology

"I spend a lot of time in Forbes Hall conducting research or in Commons dining hall enjoying the Buff Chicken Wraps on Wednesdays."

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Cooper Johnson

Cooper Johnson

Class of 2021

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Major: Finance

"I spend my time with teammates on the men’s soccer team. I'm also a brother at Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. I spend the rest of my time giving back through the President’s Leadership Program."

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Brad Karner

Brad Karner

Class of 2021

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Major: Communication

"You can find me watching Netflix or playing video games with my roommates. You might also see me outside playing Spikeball or walking the Noland Trail."

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Spencer Koger

Spencer Koger

Class of 2021

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Majors: Communication; leadership studies

"I'm heavily involved in Greek Life and also participate in research on leadership as a Ferguson Fellow."

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Polly Latham

Polly Latham

Class of 2021

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Major: Mathematics

"I love spending time with friends exploring fun things around Hampton Roads, like coffee shops and Colonial Williamsburg – and hanging out at one of the many beaches in the area!"

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Emma Miller

Emma Miller

Class of 2021

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Major: Social work

"Newport News has beautiful parks and beaches where my friends and I like to watch sunsets. I also volunteer with Families in Transition, where we mentor kids after school."

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Peter Miller

Peter Miller

Class of 2021

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Major: Biology

"I'm involved on campus as an RA and a Bonner Service Scholar. I work near CNU as a firefighter-EMT for the city of Hampton and in the Riverside Hospital ER."

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Avery Naperala

Avery Naperala

Class of 2021

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Major: Biology

"Outside of class, I'm a senior intern with Youth Volunteer Corps of Hampton Roads, and an RA in Greek Village."

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Lauren Proulx

Lauren Proulx

Class of 2021

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Major: Biology

"I love staying active through kickboxing, lifting or running. I play violin and sing at my church and I also volunteer at our local Boys and Girls club!"

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Emily Schneider

Emily Schneider

Class of 2021

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Major: Political science

"I volunteer as a coach with Girls on the Run at a local school. You can also find me in Einstein’s or getting some sun on the Great Lawn."

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Peter Tillen

Peter Tillen

Class of 2021

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Majors: Communication; political science

"I have been involved with both club and intramural sports and often play basketball with friends. I'm also vice president of my fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon."

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Megan Welke

Megan Welke

Class of 2021

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Major: Biology

"When I'm not immersed in my schoolwork, I'm usually either at the gym, cooking or doing work for my sorority."

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Elizabeth Campbell

Elizabeth Campbell

Class of 2022

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Major: Psychology

"My favorite things to do are to go to Lion's Bridge to watch the sunset, walk on the Noland Trail or just hang out with my sorority sisters."

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Ryan Eakins

Ryan Eakins

Class of 2022

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Majors: Biology; neuroscience

"Whether it's hanging out on the Great Lawn, going to eat together, or going for a drive, making memories with friends is the way to make your college years memorable!"

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Joshua Foye

Josh Foye

Class of 2022

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Majors: Communication; leadership studies

"After class, I'm usually at one of my campus jobs, cooking or baking with my friends in my apartment or catching up with my mentees at Warwick High School."

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Mia Jackson

Mia Jackson

Class of 2022

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Major: Music education

"I like to work out, watch Netflix and sing! I'm also a resident assistant and sing in the a cappella group the Newport Pearls."

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Natalie Kidd

Natalie Kidd

Class of 2022

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Majors: Communication; political science

"My favorite places to relax on campus is the Trible Library balcony and the Great Lawn. I also enjoy playing on the women's club volleyball team and other intramural sports."

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Ben Manon

Ben Manon

Class of 2022

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Majors: Finance; accounting

"When I'm not hanging out with friends or trying to catch up on sleep, I'm involved in the CEE Fund (investment group) and student advisory board for the business school."

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Molly Morgan

Molly Morgan

Class of 2022

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Major: Theater

"I'm usually in the Ferguson Center for the Arts rehearsing or hanging out with friends! When I'm not studying, you can find me reading, writing or cooking with my roommates."

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Duncan Owen

Duncan Owen

Class of 2022

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Major: Communication

"My friends and I like to hang out on the Great Lawn, see the sunsets at Lion's Bridge and (if the weather is nice) go to the beach."

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Claire Rooney

Claire Rooney

Class of 2022

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Majors: Management; finance

"When I’m not studying I work in one of the residence halls, am president of one of our a cappella groups and volunteer at THRIVEPeninsula."

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Alex Tran

Alex Tran

Class of 2022

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Major: Sociology (criminology)

"You can always find me near the water! I like going to different beaches with my friends. I also go scuba diving with our club on campus."

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Sierra Boyce

Sierra Boyce

Class of 2023

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Major: Biology

"After a typical day of classes, I volunteer as an operating room assistant at Riverside Hospital, coach Special Olympics soccer and conduct research alongside my mentor in the laboratory."

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Will Hayden

Will Hayden

Class of 2023

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Major: Studio art

"When I'm not in class I spend time with my friends around campus, practice with my a cappella group or hang out with my Sigma Phi Epsilon brothers."

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