Ashley Ritchie is a senior Sustainable Plant Systems major, specializing in Agronomy. Ashley doesn’t come from a farming background, so her path to majoring in an agricultural field began in high school. As a high school student, Ashley participated in Envirothon, working with soil. Ever since then, her interest in agriculture, particularly in agronomy, grew. She chose to begin her higher education career at Ohio State’s Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) and enjoyed the experience, “It was great. You got to know the faculty really well,” says Ashley.
National Scholarship Awards to OSU Students
By: Imed Dami
Three students and one faculty member in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science won awards at the CFAES Recognition Program and Banquet on April 7, 2016. The Recognition Program celebrate students, faculty, and staff from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The awards are as follows:
Tanner Cole, a Sustainable Plant Systems major specializing in Horticulture was awarded the Earl Dedman Memorial Scholarship and the James K. Rathmell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for Horticultural Work/Study Abroad from the American Floral Endwoment.