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CAHNRS Coug Connections: Eliana Bolt

Posted by Scott Weybright | May 2, 2018

Each week, we showcase one of our CAHNRS Ambassadors, a student leadership organization that encourages students to pursue higher education and serves as a liaison between the college and the greater community. This week, we’re featuring Eliana Bolt, a senior from Custer, Wash.

Formal portrait picture of Eliana Bolt
Eliana Bolt

What are you studying?

I’m majoring in Agricultural and Food Business Economics.

Why did you choose WSU?

I knew for an agriculture degree in Washington State, this is the best place for high caliber research and learning opportunities.

What is special about being a CAHNRS Coug?

Feeling the value being place in you as a student.

What is your favorite CAHNRS class so far and why?

AFS 201 was the first class I got to take with many other agriculture majors. The perspective we gained in that class from each other is something I will always carry forward.

Who are influential professors that you’ve had, and how did they impact your life?

Mark Gibson is a hilarious professor who works hard to see students succeed.

Rebecca Liao is my advisor but has been a support system every step of the way for me, especially as a transfer student.

What extracurricular activities are you involved in besides ambassadors?

President of Econ Club, clerical worker in the School of Economic Sciences, assistant for CAHNRS Alumni and Development

What is a fun fact about you?

I do a lot of calligraphy!

What advice would you give an incoming freshman/high school senior to help them adjust to college?

Follow your passions and opportunities will follow

Favorite item/flavor at Ferdinand’s?

Lemon Chiffon when they make it in the summer. Yum!