Meet the Graduates

Paige Acklie

    Paige Morgan Acklie, Agricultural Business, of Highland Village, TX, is the daughter of Gloria Taylor and Shane Acklie. Her faculty mentor for her thesis is Dr. Jennie Popp and her thesis title is “Then and Now: Ten Years of Arkansas Women in Agriculture.”       

Lauren Cambias

  Lauren Ashley Cambias, Food Human Nutrition and Hospitality Innovation, of Batesville, AR, is the daughter of Robin Williams Steen and Blaine Cambias. Her faculty mentor for her thesis is Dr. Jamie Baum and her thesis title is “Evaluation of Protein Source on Energy Metabolism, Metabolic Health, and Food Intake.”

 Jessalyn Kohn

  Jessalyn Graham Kohn, Environmental, Soil, and Water Science, of Saint Louis, MO, is the daughter of Frank and Florrie Kohn. Her faculty mentor for her thesis is Dr. Thad Scott and her thesis title is “The Effect of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Enrichment on Nutrient Supply in Reservoirs: A Small-scale Approach.” 

Jenny Long

  Jennifer Elise Long, Animal Science, of Ballwin, MO, is the daughter of Tom and Mary Jane Long. Her faculty mentor for her thesis is Dr. Ken Coffey and her thesis title is “Calcium and Magnesium Absorption and Retention by Growing Goats Offered Diets with Different Calcium Sources.”

Hannah Newberry

  Hannah Ruth Newberry, Animal Science, of Harrison, AR, is the daughter of Alfred and Diana Newberry. Her faculty mentor for her thesis is Dr. Rick Rorie and her thesis title is “Use of Anti-Mullerian Hormone and Antral Follicle Counts to Select for Fertility in Replacement Beef Heifers.”

Mitchel Pruitt

  Mitchell Lee Pruitt, Environmental, Soil, and Water Science, of Jonesboro, AR, is the son of Ken and Kathleen Pruitt. His faculty mentor for his thesis is Dr. Kim Smith and his thesis title is “Occurrence of Northern Saw-whet Owl in Northwest Arkansas in the Fall.”
Brittany Weir   Brittany Rachelle Weir, Animal Science, of Independence, MO, is the daughter of John and Rhonda Weir. Her faculty mentor for her thesis is Dr. Tom Yazwinski and her thesis title is “Studies on the Prevalence and Control of Parasitic Helminths in ‘Natural’ Laying Hens.”