Graduating Senior looks back on her cherished memories on Purdue’s campus
Hometown: Oldenburg, IN
Major: Agricultural Economics
Concentration: Applied Agricultural Economics
Minors or Certificates: Animal Sciences & Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Why did you come to Purdue: I grew up in a Purdue family and always knew I would end up here!
Favorite Purdue tradition: The Paint Crew
Top three influences at Purdue:
- Ann Tweedale Cooperative
- My friends
- AGEC Advisors
Top five memories of your time at Purdue:
- Meeting my best friends
- Italy Study Abroad
- Being a part of the Paint Crew
- Tailgates before football games
- Sledding down Slayter Hill
Places you have been as a Purdue student:
- Italy for a Study Abroad, Indianapolis Zoo for an internship
- ISDA office in Indianapolis for an internship
Favorite club/organization: Ann Tweedale Cooperative
Favorite Student-led event/initiative: Ag Week
Favorite Purdue event: Football & Basketball games
Favorite Social Activity: Social events at Ann Tweedale
Favorite place to study: Reading room in WALC
Favorite spot on campus: The Union
Favorite thing about CoA: It feels like a family. It is so fun to know someone in every class I am in.
Favorite thing about your major: I love that there is so much flexibility. I was able to choose classes that I am truly interested in.
Favorite class: AGEC 296
Favorite professor: Larry DeBoer
Coolest project: Ready Set Sell in AGEC 331
Three biggest accomplishments:
- Treasurer of Ann Tweedale Cooperative
- Interning jointly with the Indiana State Department of Agriculture and the Food Export Association of the Midwest
- Interning with the African Elephants at the Indianapolis Zoo
Things on your resume not listed above: Conducted research on elephant behavior during my internship at the Indianapolis Zoo, Member of Block and Bridle, President of the National Junior Red Poll Association
Where do you want to end up: My goal is to stay around the Indianapolis area and find a job within the animal agribusiness industry.
Advice for underclassman: Enjoy every little moment with your friends in and out of the classroom!
Biggest takeaway from Purdue: Do not be afraid to step out of your comfort zone. Some of the best takeaways I have from Purdue came from me being pushed outside my comfort zone.