Agricultural Council: Reed Johnston named September 'Aggie of the Month'
Name: Reed Johnston; Major: Agricultural & Applied Economics; Classification: Senior; Organization: Alpha Gamma Rho; Hometown: Waco; Month: September
Reed Johnston, a senior agricultural and applied economics major from Waco, received Ag Council's September Aggie of the Month. Johnston said this honor is invaluable to him and he is honored to be a representative of the college.
"I love being able to represent CASNR, Alpha Gamma Rho, and all of the other organizations that I am a member of," Johnston said. "This award reassures that I am working in the right direction toward a bright future."
In addition to Alpha Gamma Rho, Johnston is involved in other student organizations including the soils judging team, Ag Pals, Collegiate FFA, and the Ag Council. Upon graduation from Tech, Johnston said he has a few career paths in mind including trading commodities, being a livestock purchaser, or a ranch manager.
Johnston said he knows he made the right decision to attend Tech and is proud to be a student in the college that is receiving this honor.
"I came to Texas Tech for several reasons," Johnston said. "Which include the strong tradition that Tech upholds, the beautiful scenic view that never fails to welcome its students and visitors, but most importantly because I valued the education and opportunities that I would gain from being a student in CASNR."
Written by Kayla Wilkins
CONTACT: Cindy McCullough, Coordinator of Scholarships, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Texas Tech University at (806) 742-2808 or email@example.com