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Left to right: Ronald Kramer, Darren Segner, Miranda Mueller, Mekenzie Beattie and Heather Hunt.

Nebraska Pork announces 2019 Pork Mentorship participants

Each year, participants in the Pork Mentorship Program participate in activities that encourage personal growth, career readiness and develop leadership skills, while expanding their knowledge of the pork industry.

Five college-age students have been selected to participate in the Nebraska Pork Producers Association 2019 Pork Mentorship Program, which has worked to further develop youth leaders through individual and group based learning experiences since 1999.

Participants in the 2019 Pork Mentorship Program are:

  • Darren Segner of Friend, Neb., is a freshman at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln studying animal science with an option in food animal production and management. He is the son of Paul and Deb Segner.
  • Heather Hunt of Fullerton, Calif., is a sophomore at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln studying animal science with an option in meat science. She is the daughter of Bradley and Lisa Hunt.
  • Mekenzie Beattie of Sumner, Neb., is a freshman at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln studying agribusiness. She is the daughter of Bart and Shana Beattie.
  • Miranda Mueller of Yutan, Neb., is a freshman at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln studying animal science, grazing livestock systems. She is the daughter of Matt and Steph Mueller.
  • Ronald Kramer of West Point, Neb., is a senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln studying animal science, grazing livestock systems. He is the son of James and Julia Kramer.

Each year, participants in the Pork Mentorship Program participate in activities that encourage personal growth, career readiness and develop leadership skills, while expanding their knowledge of the pork industry. Participants are also active in projects that encourage giving back to their community. Each of the participants will receive a $500 scholarship upon the successful completion of requirements throughout the year-long program.

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