Class of 2019
Enrolled degree: Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering
Degree emphasis: Bioproducts engineering
Hometown: Stillwater, Minnesota
What drives you to be a BBE Ambassador?
I was unaware of the BBE major until the end of my first year. I want to make sure that students who share passions and interests that are similar to mine are able to discover this department and find the right place for themselves.
What are your long-term career goals?
I aspire to work in the alternative energy field, specifically with biofuels. I am interested in many different paths, but ultimately want to work somewhere where I feel I am truly making an impact to make our planet a better place to live.
What is your favorite thing about our Department?
I love the fact that everyone seems to genuinely care about what they're studying, whether they're a student or a professor. I feel this passion is expressed simply within conversations with other students, but can also be seen in the research done by the professors and graduate students, who all want to make a a difference with the work that they're doing.
What are your additional extracurricular activities, hobbies and/or interests:
I'm very interested in sports, whether that involves playing, watching, or simply reading or learning about them. I love to spend time with my friends and really enjoy getting to know new people.
What is a fun fact about you?
I can whistle and make it look like my mouth is closed!