Agronomy Club Officers

 

Joe AthaPresident

Joe Atha is a senior studying agronomic management. He joined the Agronomy Club to make new friends and become more involved with the agronomy department. Becoming an officer helped Joe improve his communication and organization skills and utilize the resources offered by the agronomy and botany departments. He has met a lot of people that have influenced his future. His favorite part of the Agronomy Club is the many lifelong friends he has made.​


 

Plants 

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Spring Fest

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Plants

Ethan Carpenter is a sophomore studying sustainable agronomic systems. He joined the agronomy club to meet new people and to be involved in fun activities. His experiences with Agronomy Club have helped Ethan with networking and interviewing skills. He has gained valuable knowledge in these areas from guest speakers who present at the club meetings. Ethan’s favorite part of Agronomy Club is the officer installation at Logan’s Roadhouse.

 

Historian

Valerie Cross is a sophomore studying plant genetics, breeding and biotechnology. She joined the Agronomy Club because she met Sherry Fulk-Bringman, club advisor, on Scholar’s Day when she was senior in high school. After listening to Sherry’s description of the club and encouragement from her parents to check it out she went to a meeting and decided to join. The Agronomy Club has put Valerie in contact with so many people in the academic and industry professions. By being part of the club Valerie has been able to view all aspects of agronomy, not just the plant breeding or genetics portion of the industry. Her favorite part of Agronomy Club is the people. Everyone is inviting and friendly.

 

Invitational Crops

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​Seeds

Alex Helms is a junior studying sustainable agronomic systems and agricultural economics. He heard about Agronomy Club from a friend, after hearing about the opportunities the club offers, he decided to join. Alex has listened to many guest speakers form the industry, which has showed him how to prepare for a career in agriculture. Alex’s favorite part of Agronomy Club is the people. The club is made up of a great group of people who have fun while learning about agronomy.

  

​Vice President

Cody Hornaday is a senior studying sustainable agronomic systems. He joined the Agronomy Club because he had many good friends that encouraged him to be part of the club. He also thought the club activities looked like fun and an excellent way to make new friends and connections with industry leaders.

 

 

​Business Manager

Carl Joern is a junior studying agronomic management. He joined the Agronomy Club because it is a great way to spend time with other members of the agronomy department outside of the classroom. The Agronomy Club helped prepare him for his future career by exposing him to several areas of agriculture. Through off-campus field trips, visits from industry professionals and topic specific discussions from extension educators; he has been able to see what a career in agriculture has to offer.

 

​Treasurer

Kole Kamman is a junior studying agronomic business and marketing. Kole joined Agronomy Club because he wanted to be more involved with the department that welcomed him with open arms as a freshman. It was important to him to give something back to the people who have been there for him throughout his college career. The Agronomy Club has given him a chance to hold a leadership role and accept more responsibility than a normal college student. Being involved as an officer for Agronomy Club has taught him about time management and has helped improve his people skills by allowing him to work with different people during his time as treasurer. These skills have improved Kole’s interviewing skills. His favorite part about Agronomy Club is the friendships he has developed.

​Invitational Soils

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​Soils

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​Corresponding Secretary

Taylor Sigman is a junior studying agronomic management and agricultural communication. She joined the Agronomy Club because she has always had an interest in agronomy and she thought Agronomy Club would be a great place to meet people who share the same interests. The Agronomy Club has provided her with countless opportunities in the form of internships, expanding her network, making new friends and, form relationships with professors at Purdue. Without the club, she wouldn’t have as many opportunities related to her future career. Taylor’s favorite part of Agronomy Club is that it is like family.

Michaela Turner​​Recording Secretary

Michaela Turner is a junior studying sustainable agronomic systems management. She joined the Agronomy Club to meet new people that had the same interests as she did and to learn more about the field she is studying. Being part of the Agronomy Club has helped Michaela become more professional, especially since she is an officer. Her experiences have allowed her to expand her professional network, through the various guest speakers that are invited to club meetings and activities the club participates- like the Ag Alumni Fish Fry. Her favorite part of Agronomy Club is the people. It is her home away from home.​​