"Daija Whitaker of Greensboro was among 39 rising seniors from across North Carolina who were selected for participation in the 2014 Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL) at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University June 15 – 20. The institute is an annual pre-college summer program for selected North Carolina high school students interested in agricultural professions.
The program, now in its 27th year, is co-sponsored by the North Carolina Farm Bureau and N.C. A&T State University. Whitaker was among 39 rising seniors from across North Carolina who participated in the institute to learn about the wide array of professional opportunities offered through the School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at N.C. A&T, including veterinary science, laboratory animal science, biotechnology, food science, nutrition, fashion design, child development, biological engineering, natural resources, urban horticulture, landscape architecture, agribusiness, economics, and more. Activities during IFAL also focused on leadership development and other social skills."
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