Hayley Beck, of Norwalk, will complete an internship this summer with the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) in Columbus, Ohio.
During her internship, Beck will assist OFBF staff with the Land and Living exhibit for the Ohio State Fair by coordinating exhibit design and staff, and coordinate media relations. She will also assist OFBF in development and implementation of a youth agricultural education program to complement the Land and Living exhibit.
Nicole Wallace, of Gibsonburg, Ohio, will complete a summer internship with Wilt PR in Springfield, Ohio.
During her internship, Wallace will get a diverse, hands-on experience with a wide variety of agriculture-related client accounts. She will be writing, working with the media, researching trends and issues, as well as managing social media, projects, and events planning.
She will also gain leadership skills as she leads a project that will place farmers in local civic clubs around the state to drive discussions about many facets of agricultural production.