Kenzie Johnston is a current master’s student in agricultural communication, education, and leadership where she is specializing in leadership. She is from Richwood, Ohio and graduated with a B.S. in agricultural communication in 2016 from Ohio State.
She returned to ACEL for her master’s because she “wanted to become a more qualified extension educator.” She also added that “Ohio State feels like home to me and I love being a buckeye!”
Kenzie is currently working as an extension educator for Delaware County and is conducting research describing the efficacy of research videos used in extension education for her master’s degree.
When asked what she loves about Ohio State and the department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership, she shared that “I love the traditions of Ohio State and CFAES has the greatest people.”
Congratulations to the 11 ACEL Buckeyes who received their degrees during Ohio State’s Autumn Semester Commencement Ceremony.
Four students graduated with a master of science in agricultural communication, education, and leadership. All of these students were enrolled in our online master of science program.
Seven undergraduates received their bachelor of science degrees in agricultural communication or community leadership.
We wish each of these Buckeyes the best of luck in their next adventure!
Congratulations to Sydney Snider, a recent agricultural communication graduate, on her new position as director of education and outreach with GrainBridge in Omaha, Nebraska.
In her new role, she will oversee the delivery and implementation of risk-management curriculum developed for agricultural educators using GrainBridge technology. She will also oversee key parthersihops with sponsors and state FFA associations.
Congratulations Sydney! We look forward to watching you succeed in your new career!
#ACELatOSU #CFAES #agcomm
Congratulations to Jody Hanko, a recent community leadership graduate, on her new position as general manager of sales at Cranberry Creek Marina in Huron, Ohio.
Congratulations Jody! We look forward to watching you succeed in your new career!
Congratulations to our 2019 Spring Semester Graduates!
Congratulations to Ellyse Shafer, a recent agriscience education graduate, who was hired as an agricultural educator and FFA advisor at Southeastern High School in Clark County, Ohio.
Best of luck Ellyse as you begin your career as an agricultural educator!
Congratulations to Lauren Stohlmann, a recent graduate of our master’s degree program in agricultural and extension education, who has been hired as the Cass County, Nebraska 4-H and Youth Educator. Stohlmann is a native and former 4-H member of Cass County and will be responsible for teaching local youth about agriculture, science and nature.
Congratulations to 2019 agriscience education alum Abby Motter, who was recently hired as an agricultural educator with Fort Frye Local School District.
We look forward to watching you succeed in your career as an agricultural educator!
Congratulations to Samantha Kline, a 2019 agrsicience education graduate, on her new position as an agricultural educator with Clear Fork Valley Local School District where she will be instructing middle school students.
We are proud of you and can’t wait to watch you excel in your new career as an agricultural educator!
Congratulations to our alumni who are recipients of awards presented by the Ohio Association of Agricultural Educators (OAAE). These alumni, along will all other award recipients, will be recognized during the OAAE Banquet on June 12 on The Ohio State University campus.
Teacher Turn the Key – Nathan Birkhimer ‘15
Outstanding Middle/Secondary Agriculture Program – Whitney Short’07, ’09 MS and Courtney Bockbrader ‘11
Outstanding Teacher Mentor – Collin Gierke ‘83
Ideas Unlimited – Hannah Crossen Everetts ‘12
Outstanding Service Citation – Tom Holton ‘82, ‘86 MS
Outstanding Agricultural Education Teacher – Tyler Pope ‘05