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2016 Winners

Juniors and seniors chosen based on their winning essays, "Agriculture as a Career."

Name

University

 

Thaddeus Chatman

Prairie View A&M University

 

Julie Colvin

Oregon State University

 

Rhyne Cureton

North Carolina A&T State University

 

Kristianne Dowd

Rutgers University

 

Jelisa Fields

Texas A&M University – College Station

 

Cara Goch

Michigan State University

 

Morgan Goche

South Dakota State University

 

Raquel Gomez

California State University – Stanislaus

 

Phillip Harris

Prairie View A&M University

 

Doris Ihejirika

University of Maryland College Park

 

Taschua Jeboda

University of Delaware

 

Jenna Lansing

Iowa State University

 

Cara McDermott

University of Florida

 

Jamal Palmer

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

 

Juan Rios

California State University – Stanislaus

 

Ashley Romero

San Diego State University – Imperial Valley

 

Moises Umanzor

University of Maryland College Park

 

Gabriel Varon

University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez

 

Benjamin Webster

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

 

Hang Zhong

North Carolina State University

 

Graduate students chosen based on winning essays on "The Greatest Challenge Facing Agriculture Over the Next 5 Years."

Name

University

 

Folagbayi Arowolo

University of Wisconsin – Madison

 

Ar'Quette Grant

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

 

Kelly Gravuer

University of California – Davis

 

Brittany Hoover

North Carolina A&T State University

 

Sofia Macchiavelli Girón

University of Wisconsin – Madison

 

Brandi Murley

Oklahoma State University

 

Katherine Murphy

University of California – Davis

 

Elizabeth Walsh

Texas A&M University – College Station

 

Gracie Valdez

St. Mary’s University

 

Madiha Zaffou

University of Connecticut

 

 

Examples of Winning Essays

Cara McDermott

Cara Goch

Ar'Quette Grant

Kelly Gravuer

Elizabeth Walsh