Thursday, February 16, 2017

February Student of the Month: Angela Becker @BeckerAngelaM

Every month, we like to highlight students that have gone above and beyond in the Agriculture Education department! We are proud to announce that Angela Becker was selected as the February Student of the Month! Lets learn about her story and accomplishments so far.

Angela is a Junior in the Agriculture and Extension Education major. She plans to minor in Animal Science as well. Her goal after she graduates in the spring of 2018 is to immediately attend graduate school to work towards her master's degree in Agriculture and Extension Education. Angela became passionate about majoring in Agriculture and Extension Education because her lifelong passion for agriculture. She is excited to share that passion with her future students. When ask how she keeps herself motivated towards school and major requirements, Angela answered, "I use my love for education and agriculture to motivate me. I also know that if it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you so I am glad that this is a challenge. It means that it is worth it!"

Outside the classroom Angela is also active in several organizations on Penn State's campus. Her roles in each are as follows: Vice President of Collegiate Cattlemen, member of Block and Bridle, the professional chair for Delta Theta Sigma Fraternity, and a member of TeachAg! Society.

Want to learn more about Angela here are some fun facts!
Hometown: East Millsboro, PA
Birthday: July 6th
Favorite Place to Hang out on campus: Berkey Creamery
Favorite PSU Class: Animal Science 426
Favorite Place to Eat: Happy Valley Brewery (Especially when her parents come to town)

Congratulations, Angela! We sure are excited to see where you will complete your student teaching experience and following along through your journey!

If you would like to learn more about Angela Becker follow her on twitter @BeckerAngelaM

To learn more about starting on the path to having a career that makes a positive impact on the lives of students across the globe by becoming an agricultural educator, please contact the agricultural teacher education program at Follow us on Twitter at TeachAgPSU, on Facebook, or on our blog.

Luke Kerstetter

Student Blogger

Twitter Handle: @lmkerstetter96

2020 Agricultural Education Student Teacher

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