Farmer named to Agriculture Future of America Student Advisory Team
By: Norman Martin
Kylie Farmer, a senior in Texas Tech's Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, has been selected to serve on the Agriculture Future of America's Student Advisory Team, the organization's national student leader team.
Farmer and nine other students from across the nation will receive an academic scholarship along with professional training in facilitation, public speaking, customer service and respect and inclusivity, gaining tangible teamwork, event planning and leadership experience. The team experience is made possible through strategic partnerships with ADM, Cargill and Farm Credit.
“I'm excited for the opportunity to serve AFA as a student leader, so that I can serve agriculture's future,” Farmer said. “I believe when we work together, we can all create a brighter future for the industry, and AFA programs are the place where that future begins.”
The Chowchilla, California native is involved in several collegiate activities including Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, AgriTechsans and Chancellor's Ambassadors. Prior to being selected to the advisory team, she served as an AFA Ambassador in addition to attending AFA Leaders Conference in 2019, 2020 and 2021, and AFA Policy Institute in 2021.
“We are thrilled to have 10 amazing individuals serve our organization through 2022,” said AFA CEO Mark Stewart,. “Their eagerness to lead and provide valuable perspectives is integral to the success of AFA and its programs.” AFA claims to have provided 21,000 leader development experiences to college students and young professionals from more than 200 colleges and universities in 43 states.
CONTACT: Scott Burris, Chair, Department of Agricultural Education & Communications, Davis College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, Texas Tech University at (806) 834-8689 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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