Ashley Kirkes, of Carlsbad, New Mexico, is a sophomore at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School in Liberal, Kansas. She is majoring in education. This year, Kirkes is excited to represent SCCC/ATS as an ambassador, and work for the college. She is a member of the Lady Saints Softball team. When asked to tell something unique about herself, Kirkes said that her hamster is an acrobat.