Agronomy student Rosie Roberts had quite the triumph at the recent National PAS (Professional Agriculture Students) Conference. She placed first in the Crops Competition! At the State of Iowa PAS Conference, she placed first in both the Turf and Employment Interview competition areas.
She first got involved with the organization as a freshman and now serves as the Vice President. Roberts is a senior double majoring in Agronomy and Agricultural Education. Advisor Nate Dobbels shared how proud he was by saying, “I know things were different this year, but your success will still rank as one of the best state conferences ever for ISU! Share your success loud and proud, and get ready for nationals!”
PAS is a student organization is a student-led organization that allows students to build and sharpen their skills so that they are ready for the workplace. The members have the opportunity to participate in competitions where they can apply their skills in a real-life setting. Rosie says that her biggest takeaway from PAS is the importance of teamwork and accepting help from peers in a given industry.