Student Spotlight

May 11, 2022

Jana Hunter: Meet One of Raleigh’s Rising Middle School Agriculture Teachers

Starting in July, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduate Jana Hunter will teach two agriculture courses and start the FFA program at the school.

May 9, 2022

La Toya Hardin ‘22 on Supporting Fellow Veterans Through Family Life Coaching

La Toya Hardin, Army veteran and YFCS Graduate Student, discusses her path from the military to the YFCS graduate program and her focus on veteran mental health support.

Apr 7, 2022

Lucas Seijo on Internships, Oaks Leadership Scholars Program, and Future Plans

Senior AHS student, Lucas Seijo, discusses his passion for agricultural and politics and how they became a double major and a future goal.

Mar 10, 2022

Amira Alexander ‘15, ‘22 on Family Life, Community Empowerment, and Purpose

YFCS graduate student, Amira Alexander, discusses how NC State has influenced her family life, community empowerment, and purpose.

Feb 9, 2022

Maddy Teno ‘22 Finds Her Fit in Agricultural Science

Maddy Teno discusses her path from the Exploratory Studies program to finding her passion in Agricultural Science and landing an internship with TARGAN.

Jan 13, 2022

“Take the Next Right Step”: A Conversation with Kimberly Eshleman

YFCS Student, Kimberly Eshleman, discusses her transition from staff member to student and what it's like to be part of the last group of admitted students for the YFCS program.

Dec 9, 2021

AHS Student Details Her Time as the NC Watermelon Queen

Anna Young, an Agricultural Science major in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences, reflects on her time as NC Watermelon Queen and her future after NC State.

Nov 8, 2021

Student Spotlight: FYCS Student Merges Two Distinctive Industries into a Natural Pair

Angelena Castro, a YFCS Master of Science student, hopes to combine her Journalism and Mass Communication degree and pursue a career in educational children’s television production.

Oct 15, 2021

Ag Ed Student Excels on the Field and in the Classroom

Excerpt: An Ag Education student discusses how she balances her passion for agriculture and softball while excelling in both areas.

Aug 30, 2021

NC State Student Teacher of the Year Discusses Her Journey and Inspiration

AEE student teacher with a passion for agriculture and education shares her plan on how to turn it into a lifelong career.