CFAES student named Greenfield Scholar

We congratulate Steven Parker, a student in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science and a graduate of the Agricultural Technical Institute, who was named a Greenfield Scholar during the American Society of Agronomy’s (ASA) annual meeting Nov. 2-5 in Long Beach, California. Parker, from East Canton, is a bachelor’s degree student in sustainable plant systems specializing in agronomy and minoring in agricultural system management.

Sponsored by ASA and the International Certified Crop Adviser program, the Greenfield Scholars program supports outstanding undergraduates in a bachelor of science or associate of science program who plan to enter the workforce upon graduation and pursue the Certified Crop Adviser/Certified Professional Agronomist profession and certification.

While at ATI, Parker earned an associate degree in sustainable plant systems with a specialization in agronomy; received the Outstanding Student Award, which recognizes the top 20 graduating students; and worked as a student lab assistant in the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Viticulture Lab.

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