Student Spotlight

Dec 6, 2016

Student Spotlight: Bone Scholar Laura Johnson Aims High

Agricultural Institute student Laura Johnson has always wanted to own her own farm. First step: education.

Oct 19, 2016

Student Spotlight: Nashea Williams Plants Dreams at CALS, Meets VP

Since choosing CALS as her pathway to a career in plant breeding, senior Nashea Williams has studied abroad in Costa Rica and met Vice President Joe Biden.

Sep 19, 2016

Student Spotlight: Shelby Lanier Pioneers International Relationships

A former race horse named Floyd and a spring break trip to England transformed senior Shelby Lanier’s thinking into doing. A Thomas Jefferson Scholar pursuing a dual degree in animal science and history, Lanier says anything is possible through hard work.

Sep 9, 2016

Student Spotlight: Entrepreneur Builds Steam at NC State

From an early age, Ben Alig has taken an entrepreneurial approach to life. Now, he’s a junior studying poultry science and agribusiness management at NC State University, having come through the university’s unique STEAM program.

Aug 8, 2016

Student Spotlight: Montana York Bridges Law and Agriculture

First generation college student Montana York is a CALS Ambassador double-majoring in political science and agricultural science. Here’s how she knew CALS was right for her.

Jul 20, 2016

Student Spotlight: Early Entrepreneur, Rooted in the Pack

Rising sophomore Collin Blalock started his own produce business at age 15 – and has known since childhood where he wanted to go to college.