Meet Our Past Interns:
Katherine Bell is a third year student at The Ohio State University. She spent two years at OSU ATI and just transferred to Columbus in the fall of 2016. Katherine graduated from Liberty Center high school were she was actively involved in the FFA program. During college, Katherine has been a Resident Advisor as well as actively involved in Community Council. Katherine wants to get involved with teaching agriculture because she wants to give back to the organization that gave her many opportunities.
Tania D. Burgos Hernandez is a graduate of Colegio Santa Rosa Superior and is originally from Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Since Tania has no background with the National FFA Organization, the Agriscience Internship is an exciting learning experience for her. She currently attends The Ohio State University School of Environment and Natural Resources where she is working on obtaining her Ph.D. in soil science. Upon completion, Tania wants to teach agriculture in an Ohio high school and loves that agriscience education is a hands-on career where students have the opportunity to practice what they learn.
Logan Heiby is currently a third year student at The Ohio State University. He is from Coldwater, Ohio and was an FFA member of the Coldwater Tri-Star FFA Chapter for four years. He is now studying Agriscience Education and is involved in Agricultural Education Society. He wants to be an Agriscience Teacher because he loves teaching about agriculture, and he also wants to help guide students just as his FFA Advisors did for him.
Wyatt Jones was a 2015 graduate of McClain High School in Greenfield, Ohio. He is currently finishing his second year as a student at The Ohio State University – Columbus campus. Wyatt is an active member of Saddle and Sirloin, a student organization devoted to promoting livestock and meat industries on campus, Ag Ed Society, an organization comprised of future agriscience educators, and will be a Resident Advisor during the 2016-2017 academic year. His passion for agriculture and sharing it with others has encouraged him to pursue a career in agriscience education. Wyatt hopes to foster the potential of students who will be future leaders of the agricultural industry.
Kayla Walls is a graduate of Parkway High School from Mendon, Ohio. As a second year student at The Ohio State University studying Agriscience Education, she is involved in Agricultural Education Society, Alpha Zeta Partnership, Romophos Honorary, and Saddle & Sirloin Club. Kayla also is a member of the CFAES Learning Community and the STEP Program. Her passion for agriculture comes from growing up on a grain farm in Midwest Ohio and being actively involved with FFA and 4-H. In her future career as an agriscience instructor, she looks forward to positively influencing the future generations of the agricultural industry.
Christine Balint of Firelands High School in Vermilion,OH is a Junior at The Ohio State University majoring in Agriscience Education. Her passion for agriculture comes from her experiences through FFA and ag classes with her teacher. As a future career, she plans to work as a high school Ag Ed teacher where she can instill memories for future students and get them excited about agriculture.
Emily Burns is a fourth year Agriscience Education major at The Ohio State University from Baltimore, OH. Upon graduation this Spring she will begin her career as an agriculture educator helping students succeed in all aspects of school, learn about agriculture, and find their fit in the FFA organization. At Ohio State she is heavily involved with different clubs and organizations including: Sigma Alpha, Saddle and Sirloin, Ag Ed Society, Towers Honors Society, CFAES Ambassadors, and ACEL recognition banquet committee.
Justin Feltz, from Versailles Ohio, is currently a fourth year at The Ohio State University, majoring in Animal Sciences with a desire to teach. He is excited to spread his wealth of knowledge of agricultural education to others interested in pursuing a career in teaching agriculture. In the future he plans to be an Agricultural Education Instructor at a high school.
Levi Myers is a senior at Wilmington College majoring in Agriculture and Adolescent/ Young Adult Education in hopes of obtaining a career as an Agriculture Educator and FFA Advisor. He is from Shiloh, Ohio. During his four years at Wilmington College he has had the opportunity to play varsity football for the Fightin’ Quakers. He is also a member of Delta Tau Alpha, a national agriculture honor society, WC Aggies & Collegiate 4-H and Wilmington College Collegiate Farm Bureau Chapter.
Alex Tuggle is a graduate of The Ohio State University in Agriscience Education. He graduated from Firelands High School in Oberlin, Ohio where his passion for agriculture and the FFA first took off on his family’s sheep farm. He now has accepted a position as a animal science instructor at Washington Park High School where he looks forward to impacting the lives of future generations in the agricultural industry.
Cece Utendorf is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Agribusiness and Applied Economics and minor in Production Agriculture. She plans to begin a career as an agricultural educator in a high school while simultaneously working on obtaining her teaching license. She grew up on a farm in Columbus Grove, a small town in northwest Ohio.