ACEL students receive study abroad scholarships

March 17, 2016

More than $10,000 in study abroad scholarships were awarded to nine students in the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

Scholarship recipients include:

The Elizabeth Heller Fox Fund for Study Abroad
Kristen Eisenhauer, agrsicence education

The Pat and bobby Moser Scholars Endowment Fund
Rachel McClellan, agriscience education
Audrey Hoey, community leadership

Mervin G. Smith Student and Faculty Fund in International Agriculture
Ashley Cromer, agriscience education
Justin Feltz, agriscience education
Katie Hart, agriscience education
Bailey Wagner, agriscience education
Summer McLain, agriscience education
Veronica Johnson, agriscience education

These students will be traveling to Honduras in May 2016 as part of the Community Development study abroad program. While in Honduras, students will have the opportunity to learn about Honduran issues related to agriculture, education and international development through community outreach about agricultural needs and practices. A major project during the program will be to create learning modules and work with local, Spanish-speaking instructors, to teach local residents how to create a community garden.