Staying involved while in ROTC
Name: Luke Stockel
Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN
Major & Concentration: Agribusiness Management
Minors or Certificates: Farm Management and Naval Science
Why did you choose Purdue: I chose Purdue because it is a great school for ROTC, Ag, and it’s close to home.
Where Purdue has taken you:
- Made lifelong friends
- Competitions through ROTC
- Internships with Co-Alliance and Redline Equipment
Favorite club/organization: Purdue Student Government
Favorite student-led event/initiative: Moonlight Pancake Breakfast
Favorite Purdue event: Ag Week
Favorite thing about the CoA: My favorite thing about the College of Ag is that it feels like a family. You really get to know your classmates, professors, and advisors.
Three biggest accomplishments:
- Getting internships
- Dean’s List and Semester Honors
- Senator for the College of Ag
Something not listed on your resume:
- I love making music with my friends!
- I play a few instruments and play with friends at home and at Purdue!
Advice for lower classmen: Don’t take your time for granted. Get involved in student organizations and go to the sporting events!
Biggest takeaway from Purdue: Purdue is an amazing school that will take you places in life!