Macie Whitsel 2016 Scholarship Winner

Macie Whitsel

“I’m so excited to be able to receive this award two years in a row now. I’m graduating this fall and cannot wait to return to this amazing program as an industry member.”

Hometown: Cassville, PA

School: Penn State

Major / Species: Animal Science: Business Management Option Minors: Poultry and Avian Science and Agribusiness Management

Career Goals: 

My personal career goals is after graduating Penn State with a B.S. in Animal Science, I plan to go into the poultry industry.  Right now my main goal is to build a chicken breeder operation with possibly some hatching.  I would like to build this operation on my family farm in Cassville, PA.  I am looking to getting contracted with a company to do this.  There are no facilities like this in my area and I am very passionate about bringing a new industry to my area, hopefully along with some jobs.  I look for my future operation to boost the economy in my area.