Agricultural Council: Amy Petry named January 'Aggie of the Month'
Name: Amy Petry; Major: Animal Science; Classification: Senior; Organization: Sigma Alpha Sorority; Hometown: Azle.; Month: January 2015
Amy Petry, a senior animal science major, was selected as Aggie of the Month during the January student Agricultural Council meeting. Petry, an Azle native, represents Sigma Alpha Sorority.
"I chose to transfer to Texas Tech for its combination of academic excellence, opportunities in research, science influenced animal science degree program, and opportunities to be a part of many different extracurricular activities," she said.
Petry said her favorite things about Tech and CASNR are the friendliness of its students and its academic opportunities. "My favorite thing about CASNR is the hands-on learning opportunities."
After graduation, Petry plans to pursue a master's degree in animal nutrition followed by a doctoral degree. Ultimately, she wants to pursue a career in research, working to find technology that helps reduce the effects of post weaning growth lag in piglets.
Written by Stefanie Wolf
CONTACT: Cindy McCullough, Coordinator of Scholarships, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Texas Tech University at (806) 742-2808 or firstname.lastname@example.org