Officers & Advisors

Heather Medley


Mrs. Medley has worked for TTU since 2006 with a passion for student success and a gift for mentoring. She is also a wife, mother of 4, and a Red Raider with a Master’s degree in Education.

Cassidy Riza


Cassidy is a Senior Mathematics major, with a double minor in Political Science and Economics. She graduated from Clarendon college with an Associates degree in Mathematics before transferring to Texas Tech in the Fall of 2016. Along side her role in Golden Key, she also serves as a Student Government Ambassador. She hopes to work in data analysis for the public sector, especially as a part of economic and budget committees. For fun, she enjoys math jokes, binge watching Gilmore Girls and attending Tech sporting events to cheer on our Red Raiders!

Kwasi Buahin

Vice President

Kwasi Buahin was born and raised in Ghana. He is the current TTU Golden Key's chapter Vice President and is a transfer student from Tarrant County College with an Associate's of Science degree. He is currently pursuing his bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering. He loves being a team player and has the great natural ability to be a good listener. He believes the whole essence of human existence is sharing: putting our talents knowledge and skills at the disposal of other people in our community and humanity at large. This philosophy of life motivates and drives him to seek leadership roles with passion and zeal, not only to be in a better position to serve, but also to have the opportunity to acquire new knowledge and skills. Watching and playing soccer is his favorite hobby.

Marshal Wigwe


Marshal Wigwe is from Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He is a graduate student pursuing his Ph.D in petroleum engineering. He is a mentor with Mentor Tech and also belongs to the Society of Petroleum Engineering. He has served on the Editorial committee for the American Association of Drilling Engineers, organizing and setting up interviews for the magazine.

Araceli Martinez

Service Coordinator

Araceli was born and raised in Dallas, Tx. She is a junior earning a degree in Psychology with the intentions of pursuing a doctorate in Physical Therapy. She is a tutor for the Techniques Center, the Mentor Coordinator for Texas Tech University's Terry Scholars, and the president of the Pre-Physical Therapy club.

Evan Akene


Evan graduated from TTU with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Microbiology, with Honors from the Honor's College. He is currently a College of Arts & Sciences ambassador and is working on a Master of Science degree in Healthcare Administration at TTUHSC. He would begin medical school after completion of his Master's program, pursuing a career in primary care medicine for rural or underserved areas. He is originally from Nigeria and now resides in Austin, TX. He is also a student supervisor for Texas Tech University's Information Technology department.

Heritier Adam

Academics Director - Recognition

Heritier was born and raised in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He came to America for higher education and is currently a junior, majoring in Petroleum and Mechanical engineering. His goals in life are to be helpful to the community, fight for the people who are not able to fight for themselves, and preach justice and equality for all human. His strongest skill is his ability to learn and apply his knowledge. His favorite quote is “the importance is not to do what you love, but to love what you do. To not count days, but to make sure that every single day counts for you and for your country” (Gen. Bindu).

Christopher Owen

Membership Director

Chris was born and raised in Wichita Falls, Texas. He is a sophomore Biology major, with a double minor in Spanish and Chemistry. After earning his bachelor’s degree, he plans to attend medical school. He is currently a supplemental instruction leader for Genetics, and is an undergraduate research scholar. For fun, he enjoys fishing and watching sports!


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