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CAHNRS Coug Connections: Samantha Beck

Posted by | October 4, 2016

Each week, we will 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 Samantha Beck, a senior from Richland, Wash.

Samantha Beck
Samantha Beck

What are you studying?

I’m majoring in Agricultural Biotechnology, with minors in Viticulture and Enology, Crop Science, and Horticulture.

What is a fun fact about you?

My first midnight book release and midnight movie premiere was Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Why WSU?

WSU is a large, respected, well-known university with many connections and opportunities for students.

What is special about being a CAHNRS Coug?

There are limitless opportunities and connections. The family and home atmosphere we have created makes it easy to make friends.

Where do you want to be (professionally or personally) 10 years after you graduate?


Favorite class you have taken within CAHNRS so far? Why? 

Plant Breeding – Crops 445. This class provided hands-on practice and it applied knowledge from other classes.

What extracurricular activities have you been involved in within CAHNRS (excluding ambassadors)?

AFA Crop Science Institute

Favorite Ferdinand’s flavor of ice cream? 

Chocolate Cookie Dough