Wyatt is excited to continue his family tradition of being a Fighting Illini, and enjoys the mixture of cutting-edge research and down-to-Earth experience that the College of ACES provides. The rich history and tradition of the University is something that set Illinois apart from other schools for Wyatt.
Wyatt’s concentration is Agricultural Leadership Education, through which he hopes to advance his passions and share the importance of vocational programs with a new generation. “I think Agricultural Leadership is one of the most versatile majors on campus,” explained Wyatt. “Agriculture is a very diverse field, and my major allows me to keep my options open and really explore what’s out there.”
Between classes, Wyatt can usually be found working with soil samples in the field or the lab, as Wyatt has been a vital team member of Turner Hall’s Sustainable Systems Lab since being admitted to the University in 2014. You can catch Wyatt along the sidelines of Illini games making music as part of the Marching Illini Sousaphones. Wyatt also plays the tuba with the Illinois Concert and Athletic Bands, as well as his own jazz band, B*R*A*S*S. In addition to band, Wyatt has held officer positions in the Illini Limnologists and Floral Design Club, and is also a member of Horticulture Club and Students for Chief Illiniwek.