Introducing Ohio State ATI's 2019 Homecoming Court

Introducing Ohio State ATI's 2019 Homecoming Court (details under photos):

Queen Candidates:

Becky Bernet

Hometown: Hanoverton
Major: Agricultural Communications
Rank: Sophomore
Student Bio: Campus involvement (past and present): ATI CFFA, Community Council, ACEL of Tomorrow, Employee at the SAC What does it mean to you to be a Buckeye?: Being a Buckeye means having the ability to create a sense of community wherever you go. It means being passionate about education and learning to your enjoy life. But most of all, a Buckeye is the chance to belong.

Hannah Herr

Hometown: Metamora
Major: Agribusiness
Rank: Sophomore
Student Bio: Campus involvement (past and present): I am very active at Ohio State ATI, participating in Student Activities Council, Hoof-N-Hide, Community Council, Stick and ink, 4-H, and homecoming court What does it mean to you to be a Buckeye?: To be a Buckeye is a title that comes with pride, honor, and responsibility. It is making campus a close family that will watch out for each other. Being a Buckeye is embracing and being unapologetic for my differences because those differences make me the person I am today. Ohio State has many traditions that brings students and alumni together to form a tight bond. A Buckeye’s life will entail much laughter, memories, and lasting friendships. It’s striving to have a positive and diverse campus as well as great learning environments filled with helpful resources. To be a Buckeye is not about just one person, its every single future, present, and past student of The Ohio State University coming together as one. The title of Buckeye comes with great responsibility of having respect for others, sharing experiences, and even promoting our wonderful programs! The word Buckeye has become powerful and when added to my identity, gives me a sense of pride because I know that I attend such a great university. Once a Buckeye, always a Buckeye!

Nicole McMullen

Hometown: Monclova
Major: Agriscience Education
Rank: Sophomore
Student Bio: Collegiate FFA at Ohio State ATI • Secretary (2018-2019) • Event coordinator: Pardon the Interruption with Ohio Corn & Wheat and Young Professionals Night Agricultural Communicators, Educators, and Leaders of Tomorrow (ACELT) • President (2019-Current) • Secretary (2018-2019) Hoof N’Hide • Member (2018-2019) What does it mean to you to be a Buckeye? Ohio State students are: (B old U nique C ourageous K ind- hearted E mployable Y oung at heart E verywhere S elfless) Being a Buckeye means all these words and more. A Buckeye excels at whatever they put their heart into. Being a Buckeye means you are joining a life-long family that lives across the world.

King Candidates:

Ross Black

Hometown: Ashville
Major: Crop Management and Soil Conservation
Rank: Sophomore
Student Bio: Campus involvement (past and present): 2019 – 2020 Agronomy Club President What does it mean to you to be a Buckeye?: To be a Buckeye to me means that I am part of a group of thousands and more than a number to the facility. To be a Buckeye means that I can be myself and be embraced by others about it, and be surrounded by others with similar interests and a willingness to learn. Deciding to be a Buckeye was one of the best decisions I have ever made concerning my education and to achieve my goals. Becoming a Buckeye is one of my proudest achievements and best decisions.

Hunter Sandwisch

Hometown: Oak Harbor
Major: Agribusiness
Rank: Sophomore
Student Bio: Campus Involvement: I have been involved in many clubs including the Poultry Club and Community Council. I am also one of the ATI Student Ambassadors. This next year I will also be involved in student life as I have the honor to be one of the Resident Advisors for Applewood Village. What does it mean to you to be a Buckeye? To me being a Buckeye means that I am apart of something more than myself. To anyone around the world if you say that you are a Buckeye the will right away know where you go to school. It means that you are apart of a family one that is the Buckeye family and it is something that is truly incredible and indescribable!

Sam Shilling

Hometown: West Unity
Major: Agronomy
Rank: Sophomore
Student Bio: Campus involvement (past and present): Resident Advisor, Poultry club Treasurer, Community Council member, Agronomy club member, Ohio State Welcome Leader (OWL), Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society member, and Employee of the OARDC Farm Shop. What does it mean to you to be a Buckeye?: To me being a buckeye means more than just a name. It means being part of an elite community. There is always a buckeye looking out to help my peers and I as we discover our paths in life. With such a large student body and alumni there is always another buckeye right around the corner to help out. I love being a buckeye and I am honored to be a part of the buckeye community.