Our next senior, Blake Lineweaver, will be taking a unique path after graduating this summer.
"I'll be completing a year of national service with AmeriCorps VISTA at Feeding Laramie Valley in Laramie, Wyoming," said Blake. "My position in Food Capacity Development seeks to improve sustainable community access to regionally local, fresh and healthy fruits and vegetables through increased food production and distribution in Albany County, Wyoming, with a particular emphasis on people living with poverty, children and elders, people who are often disenfranchised, people in rural locations, and people living with disabilities and chronic illness."
Blake's favorite class he took was Agron 342 World Food Issues: Past and Present.
Madeleine will be graduating this spring and beginning her job as a County Youth/Agriculture Program Coordinator for Iowa State University Extension.
During her time at Iowa State, Madeleine said her favorite class was Agron 463 Soil Formations and Landscapes with Dr. Burras.
"Enjoy your last days as a student. Enjoy your breaks, and enjoy your family and friends. School is great, but don't be afraid to put effort into your life experiences and relationships as well," said Madeleine.
Thank you, Madeleine! Good luck on your future endeavors!