Boiler for life recommends stepping out of comfort zone while following your passion
High school: North Posey High School
Hometown: Poseyville, IN
Major & Concentration: Double major in Agriculture Economics with Commodity Marketing concentration and Agronomy with a Crop and Soil Science concentration
Why did you come to Purdue: I came to Purdue, because I always loved Purdue, and wanted to attend a prestigious agriculture school.
Favorite Purdue tradition: Lottery days for seating at Men's Basketball games
Top three influences at Purdue:
- Intramural Program
- Academic Advisors in AGEC
- Numerous course instructors
Five words to describe Purdue:
Top five highlights of your career:
- Internship with Beck's the summer after freshmen year
- Internship with Bayer Crop Science in Constantine, MI the summer after sophomore year
- Internship with Bayer the summer after junior year
- Chosen as an Intramural Supervisor
- Selected as an officer in Collegiate Farm Bureau.
Something you wish you would have done at Purdue: Gotten more actively involved in more clubs.
Places you have been as a Purdue student : Washington D.C. for the Crop- Lock-in with Secretary Perdue.
Have to redo college in a major not in Ag: Political Science
Favorite club/organization: Collegiate Farm Bureau
Favorite Student-led event/initiative: Paint Crew
Favorite Purdue event: Ag Week
Favorite place to study: Wilmeth Active Learning Center (WALC)
Over your career where were you most likely to be found on campus: Lily or Krannert
Favorite spot on campus: WALC
Favorite thing about CoA: Career Fair and career opportunities
Favorite thing about AGEC: Academic advisors
Favorite thing about your major: Variety of classes
Favorite class: AGEC 250 - World Foods and Resources
Favorite professor: Lee Schweitzer
Three biggest accomplishments:
- Dean's List
- Three successful internships
- Officer in Collegiate Farm Bureau
Three words to describe you:
What are you passionate for: Sports and advocating for agriculture
What intrigues you about the Ag industry: The always changing innovations
What motivates you: My future interests
Favorite quote: "Life's a dance, you learn as you go."
Where do you want to end up: Production Seed in an agriculture company
Advice for underclassman: Take advantage of opportunities even if it is out of your comfort zone
Biggest takeaway from Purdue: There is very many opportunities in the world and the field of agriculture.