Thank you to all of the Targeting Excellence board and committee members for organizing this amazing opportunity to network with industry professionals and future employers. Thank you to the donors who make the scholarships possible. I am looking forward to future events and involvement with Targeting Excellence.
My goal is to earn a place in industry where I can focus on research and development. I want to incorporate my ruminant nutrition and forages background with my meat science knowledge to conduct experiments that benefit the entire food system. My hope is that the findings are substantial enough to make a difference in the current system from a production and consumer standpoint. Another goal of mine is to find a way to educate the consumer with scientific information regarding their food. Ideally, this would help decrease consumer uncertainties that envelop purchasing choices due to marketing and labeling ploys.