More than 150 North American students applied for the third annual Lallemand Forward Scholarship
Lallemand Animal Nutrition is pleased to announce the 2017 Lallemand Forward Scholarship recipients, which were selected from more than 150 applicants.
Sasha van der Klein is the recipient of the doctoral scholarship, receiving $3,000. Van der Klein is currently working on her Ph.D. at the University of Alberta, studying Poultry Management and Nutrition.
Lauren Kett is the recipient of the master’s scholarship, receiving $3,000. Kett is currently pursuing her graduate degree in Meat Science at the University of Nebraska –Lincoln.
The three undergraduate scholarship recipients, who will each receive $2,500, are:
· Daniel Wedmen, Cornell University, Ag and Life Science
· Haley Stark, Oklahoma State University, Ag Communications & Animal Science
· Trevor Lee, Auburn University, Poultry Production with a minor in Agribusiness
“The overwhelming number of exceptional applicants pursing degrees in agriculture continues to impress our team year after year,” says Jeff Ast, Commercial Director, Lallemand Animal Nutrition. “We are proud to support the next generation of passionate agriculturalists. We know from their essays that this year’s winners truly represent the diversity found in agriculture. Our graduate-level winners have specific research interests that will inform our industry for years to come, and our undergraduate winners demonstrate an energetic commitment to growth. The future of agriculture is in good hands.”
The Lallemand Forward Scholarship recognizes North American students at the PhD, Master’s and undergraduate levels who are excelling in their agricultural programs. Lallemand Animal Nutrition is committed to optimizing animal performance and well-being with specific natural microbial product and service solutions. Using sound science, proven results and knowledge, Lallemand Animal Nutrition develops, manufactures and markets high value yeast and bacteria products ─ including probiotics, silage inoculants and yeast derivatives. Lallemand offers a higher level of expertise, leadership and industry commitment with long-term and profitable solutions to move our partners Forward.