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NRCS Names Summer Students

Natural Resources Conservation Service Names Summer Students

Salina, Kansas, June 11, 2012—Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) named 17 students as part of the 2012 Student Educational Employment Program. The students will be trained to assist NRCS staff with planning and implementing conservation programs and using ecological and engineering practices in Kansas area and field offices. NRCS administers Farm Bill programs and provides conservation technical assistance to enable farmers and ranchers to be good stewards of the Nation’s soil, water, and related natural resources on private lands.

The 17 students, in alphabetical order by last name, followed by school, hometown, and (in parentheses) field office (FO) or area office (AO) in which they are assigned:

  • Brittany Anderson, Langston University; San Diego, California, (Scott City FO)
  • Willie Davis, Alcorn State University; Vicksburg, Mississippi, (Hays AO)
  • Marcus Griffin, Alcorn State University; Gloster, Mississippi, (Osborne FO)
  • Jared Holliday, Kansas State University; Wichita, Kansas, (Manhattan AO)
  • Charley Hunter, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff; Poplar Grove, Arkansas, (Hays FO)
  • Rickey Jackson, Tennessee State University; Rossville, Tennessee, (Washington FO)
  • William Lavergne, Southern University and A&M College; Opelousas, Louisiana, (Medicine Lodge FO)
  • Marvin Lewis, Langston University; Henryetta, Oklahoma, (Burlington FO)
  • Stephanie Miller, New Mexico State University; Dexter, New Mexico, (Hill City FO)
  • Ashley Montgomery, Fort Hays State University; Hays, Kansas, (Independence FO)
  • Lisa Montgomery, Langston University; Tulsa, Oklahoma, (Belleville FO)
  • Adria Smith, Southern University and A&M College; Salina, Kansas, (Pratt FO)
  • Linsey Swanson, Kansas State University; Salina, Kansas, (Abilene FO)
  • James Ungerer, Kansas State University; Manhattan, Kansas, (Marysville FO)
  • Nathanael Williams, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff; Pine Bluff, Arkansas, (Smith Center FO)
  • Jasmine Wilson, Langston University; Las Vegas, Nevada, (Lincoln FO)
  • Alexis Wingerson, Kansas State University; Smith Center, Kansas, (Hiawatha FO)

For additional information go to the Kansas NRCS Web page at www.ks.nrcs.usda.gov or contact your local NRCS field office. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.