AGEC Senior Spotlights  

2022-2023 

 
Their Purdue careers nearly complete, our Agricultural Economics seniors have experienced, lived, learned and grown with us. Their achievements never cease to astonish us, and without fail - year after year - we are proud to see them graduate and move on to brilliant, bright futures. Our Senior Spotlight gives you insights into who these bright students are, what they do and what makes them tick. Click on their pictures to read the full interview. Enjoy!
Anna Bohbrink

Anna Bohbrink

Agribusiness with a concentration in Agribusiness Management

Anna Bohbrink Reflects on Experience as Boilermaker 

Anna's Senior Spotlight

Devon McSurley

Devon McSurley

Agricultural Economics: Sales and Marketing, Political Science: International Relations

SMall Town Girl makes Purdue home away from home

Devon's Senior Spotlight

Jesse Kolb

Jesse Kolb

Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Systems Management (General)

Senior Majoring in AgEcon & ASM Looks to Take-off in Ag Equipment Sales 

Jesse's Senior Spotlight

Abigail Powell

Abigail Powell

Dual Major - Agribusiness with a concentration in Marketing and Agricultural Communications

Purdue Senior Pursues Passions Which Leads to Opportunities Throughout his Four Years 

Abigail's Senior Spotlight

Drew Kelham

Drew Kelham

Double Major in Agricultural Economics and Ag Systems Management

Purdue Senior Pursues Passions Which Leads to Opportunities Throughout his Four Years 

Drew's Senior Spotlight

Sarah Tucker

Sarah Tucker

Agricultural Economics, Commodity Marketing Concentration

First Generation Boilermaker found her place at Purdue and in the world 

Sarah's Senior Spotlight

Josh Bailey

Josh Bailey

Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics

Boilermaker Transfers to Purdue Without Visiting Campus, What Happens Next is Shocking   

Josh's Senior Spotlight

MacKinley Cooksey

MacKinley Cooksey

Agricultural Economics; Applied Agricultural Economics

Countless opportunities allow for this graduating Boilermaker to pursue a career in the agriculture industry  

MacKinley's Senior Spotlight

Kendra Personett

Kendra Personett

Agricultural Economics with a concentration in Public Policy and Pre-Law

Small Town Boilermaker stepped out of her comfort zone to take advantage of every opportunity  

Kendra's Senior Spotlight

Brooke Lueking

Brooke Lueking

Agribusiness (Agri-Marketing Concentration) & Ag Communication

Becoming a Boilermaker has brought unique opportunities, lifelong friendships, and unforgettable memories 

Brooke's Senior Spotlight

Anna Aarstad

Anna Aarstad

Agribusiness, Concentration: Commodity Marketing

From the West to the Midwest - Transfer student reflects on endless opportunities and memories made at Purdue.  

Anna's Senior Spotlight

Garett Morrison

Garett Morrison

Agricultural Economics - Commodity Marketing

3 majors changes, 2 schools, 1 gap semester, 0 regrets

Garett's Senior Spotlight

Dawson Jacoby

Dawson Jacoby

Agribusiness Management

BOILERMAKER IS BLESSED WITH HIS TIME AT PURDUE INCLUDING THE FRIENDSHIPS AND MEMORIES HE MADE

DAWSON's Senior Spotlight

Maeci Dristas

Maeci Dristas

Agribusiness Marketing

MULTI-GENERATION BOILERMAKER MAKES MEMORIES WHILE PURSUING PASSIONS IN MARKETING & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

MAECI's Senior Spotlight

Miriam Cook

Miriam Cook

Applied Agricultural Economics

MICHIGAN NATIVE REFLECTS ON BOILERMAKER STUDENT EXPERIENCE

MIRIAM's Senior Spotlight

Brett Womble

Brett Womble

Agribusiness Management

TAKING CHANCES AND LEAPING AT LEADERSHIP POSITIONS TO DEVELOP INTO THE BEST PERSON HE COULD BE

BRETT's Senior Spotlight

Ashley Porter

Ashley Porter

Agribusiness, Finance

CALIFORNIA NATIVE TAKES BIG LEAPS, PURSUES PASSIONS AND CREATES MEMORIES TO LAST A LIFETIME

ASHLEY's Senior Spotlight

Savannah Bordner

Savannah Bordner

Agribusiness Marketing

THIRD GENERATION BOILERMAKER PURSUES PASSIONS IN AGRICULTURE WHILE CREATING A MEMORABLE COLLEGE CAREER

SAVANNAH's Senior Spotlight

Kenton Kamman

Kenton Kamman

Agribusiness Management

THROUGH NETWORKING, ON-CAMPUS ACTIVITIES, AND EXTRACURRICULARS, THIS BOILERMAKER IS CARVING HIS PATH IN AGRICULTURE

KENTON's Senior Spotlight

Chyenne Deno

Chyenne Deno

Sales and Marketing

PURSUING PASSION, EXPLORING CAREERS AND CREATING MEMORIES – AGECON SENIOR SHARES HER EXPERIENCES AS A BOILERMAKER

CHYENNE's Senior Spotlight

Sam Getz

Sam Getz

Agricultural Economics, Commodity Marketing

CONTINUOUSLY PURSUING A VISION WHILE STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE

SAM's Senior Spotlight

Breawna Caldwell

Breawna Caldwell

Agribusiness, Commodity Marketing & Agronomy, Crop and Soil Management

A BOILERMAKER THAT FOLLOWED HER PASSION FOR AGRICULTURE, EARNED TWO DEGREES, AND MADE A LIFETIME OF MEMORIES

BREAWNA'S SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

Renee Swider

Renee Swider

Agribusiness Management

REFLECTING ON MY TIME IN THE COA

RENEE's Senior Spotlight

Tyler Barr

Tyler Barr

Agribusiness: Management & Animal Sciences

Never Take a Moment for Granted – AgEcon Senior Reflects on Purdue Experience

TYLER's Senior Spotlight

Stewart Douglas

Stewart Douglas

Agricultural Economics; Applied Commodity Marketing Concentration

Boilermaker follows in family’s footsteps and pursues excellence in agriculture

STEWART's Senior Spotlight

Ellen Laffoon

Ellen Laffoon

Agribusiness/Agrifinance Major

Pursuing an Undergraduate Degree in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

Ellen's Senior Spotlight

Cai Chen

Cai Chen

Agribusiness Management Major

Out of State Student Pursues Passions in Agriculture and Data Science

Cai's Senior Spotlight

Marlea Myers

Marlea Myers

Agribusiness Management Major

Took advantage of different areas in campus life to invest in lifelong friendships, building leadership skills, and making connections!

Marlea's Senior Spotlight