This double major soon to start with Cargill wishes he would have studied abroad



Zach Frazier

Hometown: Butler, PA

High school: Butler Area High School

Major: double major in Agribusiness Management and Animal Sciences

Why did you come to Purdue: I initially came to Purdue pursing a Pre-Veterinary Concentration and planned to go to vet school but ended up changing to my current path.

Coolest spot on campus: Engineering Mall Fountain

Favorite local eatery: La Scala

Best place to get coffee: Greyhouse

Best place to live: Copper Beech

Favorite Purdue tradition: Boilermaker Special

Top three influences at Purdue: AFA, fellow students, Dean Akridge

Five words to describe Purdue: Boilermaker, fun, exciting, hard, thankful

Favorite involvement at Purdue: Purdue Ag Week Task Force

Something you wish you would have done at Purdue: Semester Long Study Abroad

Places you have been as a Purdue student: Romania, DC, Nebraska

Favorite Company you interned for: Cargill

Beef, Pork, Chicken, Seafood: Beef

John Deere, Case, New Holland, Caterpillar: John Deere

Ford, Chevy, Dodge, Toyota: Ford

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall: Fall

Planting, Growing, Harvest: Harvest

Baby, Weaned, Market, Reproducing: Market

Have to redo college in a major not in Ag: Supply Chain Information and Analytics

Favorite club/organization: Collegiate Farm Bureau

Favorite Student-led event/initiative: Purdue Ag Week

Favorite dining court: Wiley

Favorite place to study: Krannert Library

Over your career where were you most likely to be found on campus: Krannert Lobby

Favorite spot on campus: Loeb Fountain

Favorite thing about CoA: Friendliness of students, faculty and staff

Favorite thing about AGEC: Support of Alumni

Favorite thing about your major: Variety of classes

Favorite class: AGEC 430

Favorite professor: Dr. Gray

Coolest project: CapSim simulation

Biggest three accomplishments: Getting a job & Hammer Down Hunger

Things on your resume not listed above: Interned in DC

Three words to describe you: Sarcastic, talkative, technology geek

What are you passionate for: Seeing others succeed

What intrigues you about the Ag industry: Willingness to work together to achieve a common goal.

What motivates you: Success

Personal Motto: It doesn’t matter how the next position relates to what you have already done, it’s what you will do with it.

Accepted employment: Cargill Value Added Protein; Fort Worth Texas; Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Associate

Advice for underclassman: Study Abroad for a semester, I wish I had.

Biggest takeaway from Purdue: The world is your oyster

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