Outstanding Award

Spencer Hoagland honored as CAFNR's Outstanding Senior

Spencer Hoagland has been named the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Outstanding Senior for Fall 2015.

Hoagland graduated Dec. 18, 2015, with a degree in plant sciences with a horticultural science and design emphasis, and a minor in agricultural economics. She is from Schell City, Missouri.

One professor stated about Hoagland:  “Spencer is dependable, accountable, and always ready to take on the next task or topic.”

She became a leader at the university as a founding member and President of the Mizzou Students of the American Institute of Floral Designers and the Program Chair for Mizzou Collegiate Farm Bureau. Hoagland has been a District-Wide Political Director and District Intern for Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, a Missouri Farm Bureau Agricultural Policy Intern, and a Student Manager at CAFNR’s Tiger Garden.

About 300 CAFNR students graduated Dec. 18. CAFNR’s ceremony was held in the Hearnes Center, while SNR held commencement ceremonies in Jesse Auditorium.