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Herbert Ambassadors

The Herbert Ambassadors is a group of students selected to serve the college, its student body, and their community through the recruiting of prospective students, representing and supporting of the college, and promoting public awareness of opportunities within the college and the field of agriculture.

Contact Cassie Johnson at cassie@utk.edu if you would like more information.

Leadership

Cassie Johnson
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Coordinator for Recruitment

Cassie develops, utilizes, and assesses successful recruiting efforts for the Herbert College of Agriculture. She serves as the key contact for prospective and incoming students developing relationships, sharing information on programs, and guiding them through the process of becoming a student. She serves as chair of the College Scholarship Committee and provides incoming students informed counsel about the availability and competitiveness of scholarship opportunities as well as other forms of financial assistance. She also works and develops lasting relationships with alumni and other stakeholders. Cassie oversees the Campus Visit Program, and plans strategic outreach through campus events as well as visits to schools and organizations across the state. Cassie also hires, supervises, and maintains an effective student Ambassador group that is key in the recruitment process. Through engagement, communication, and mentorship, Cassie works to impact potential, current, and past students in a positive way.

President

Will Bennett

Major: Construction Science

Hometown: Thompson’s Station, TN

"Come tour the Herbert College of Agriculture to meet our awesome faculty! "

Vice President

Quinn Forney

Major: Forestry

Hometown: Cumming, GA

Secretary

Timothy Ray

Major: Food and Agricultural Business

Hometown: Erwin, TN

Membership Chair

Will Rice

Major: Food and Agricultural Business

Hometown: Knoxville, TN

Ian Kane

Major: Food and Agricultural Business

Hometown: Hendersonville, TN

Team Members

Annalyse Leach

Major: Animal Science

Hometown: Caryville, TN

Adella Lonas

Major: Animal Science

Hometown: Chatsworth, GA

Ashlyn Smith

Major: Wildlife and Fisheries Science

Hometown: Wake Forest, NC

Bryanna Fayne

Major: Animal Science

Hometown: Memphis, TN

Bryse Vrolijk

Major: Animal Science

Hometown: Hinton, VA

Carragan Fields

Major: Agriculture Leadership, Education and Communications

Hometown: Clarkrange, TN

Garrett Franklin

Major: Animal Science

Hometown: Celina, TN

Jack Mellom

Major: Animal Science

Hometown: Celina, TN

Jake Patterson

Major: Wildlife and Fisheries Science

Hometown: Townsend, TN

Kamryn Cregger

Major: Plant Sciences

Hometown: Westminster, MD

Kailyn Kosko

Major: Agriculture Leadership, Education and Communications

Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN

Laura Lee Parson

Major: Food Science

Hometown: Pickwick, TN

Mara Lind

Major: Forestry

Hometown: Lexington, SC

Max Pfeifer

Major: Construction Science

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Parker Word

Major: Construction Science

Hometown: Memphis, TN

Rachel Carpenter

Major: Wildlife and Fisheries Science

Hometown: Arlington, TN

Sydney Logwood

Major: Environmental and Soil Science

Hometown: Nolensville, TN

Tarrah Ivy

Major: Animal Science

Hometown: Scotts Hill, TN

Will Allen

Major: Forestry

Hometown: Covington, GA

Will Dalton

Major: Animal Science

Hometown: Thorn Hill, TN

"Being a student here is like being part of a family with the classmates, staff, and faculty!"