Alumni Success Stories

Wayland alumni have made a positive impact in a variety of career, volunteer and organizational opportunities throughout the world. These are just a few of their stories.

Alexa Lunsford, Esq. - BA in English, Juris Doctorate TTU:

Alexa Lunsford holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Wayland and started law school at Texas Tech University in 2016. This is a feat Lunsford believes she couldn't have ever accomplished without the very personal guidance she received from faculty and staff at WBU. While at WBU, Alexa worked as a web content specialist, and in the Writing Center as a tutor. Alexa passed the State Bar of Texas in 2019 and is an attorney working with a Law Firm in the Lubbock area.

Andrew Cosper, BA in Spanish, MA in Spanish TTU:

When Andrew Cosper started studying Spanish at Wayland, he was majoring in a different field. However, Cosper found learning another language so rewarding that in a year's time he had changed his major to Spanish. After graduating with a BA in Spanish from Wayland, Andrew pursued an MA in Spanish at Texas Tech University. Andrew is currently an instructor of Spanish at Texas Tech University.

Kianna Bullard Brown, BA in Spanish:

Kianna (Bullard) Brown graduated from Wayland with her Bachelor of Art degree in Spanish. Now, Kianna serves as the Director of Operations for Love Thy Neighborhood, a social justice internship and Christian community program, in Louisville Kentucky—a mission supported by her years at Wayland.

John Trischitti III, BA in English and MA in Library Science UNT:

When John Trischitti III first came to Wayland, he intended to major in theatre. However, after a few semesters, he decided to pursue a degree in English although he continued to frequent the theatre department. Trischitti graduated from Wayland with a Bachelor of Arts in English (English Literature and Journalism) and later received his Master of Library Science from the University of North Texas. These days John serves as the Executive Director at the Literacy Coalition of the Permian Basin in Midland, Texas - a program that promotes low literacy and illiteracy awareness while providing access to family and adult literacy programming and resources.

Cheyenne Chambers, BA in English:

Cheyenne's time at WBU was filled with classes, encouragement, and activities that developed her editing and writing abilities. She was on staff of Pioneer News, worked as an integral part of the Way-Con staff, and Cheyenne was the chief editor in 'Level Up' - a recently published English workbook currently used in our classes. Since graduating, Cheyenne has been using her degree and working as a Technical Writer for a corporation in Amarillo.