Graduate Students

Emily Ade
  • Emily Ade
  • Graduation Year: 2018
  • Hometown: West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Emily grew up on a third-generation farm where she was actively involved inĀ 4-H and FFA. She showed cattle and pigs in 4-H while also holding numerous leadership roles. Her passion for agriculture came from her time showing; having an...

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Madalyn Hammel
  • Madalyn Hammel
  • Graduation Year: 2020
  • Hometown: Bridgeport, Illinois
  • Internship: Agrigold, University of Illinois Extension State Master Gardeners and SNAP-Ed
  • Madalyn Hammel is pursuing a graduate degree in Agricultural Leadership and Science Education at the University of Illinois because she believes that everyone should know how agriculture impacts their lives and wants to learn how to educate...

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Lauren Hadden
  • Lauren Hadden
  • Graduation Year: 2020
  • Hometown: Jacksonville, Illinois
  • Lauren Hadden grew up on a grain and livestock farm in Jacksonville, Illinois. "Agriculture has always been in my blood," she said. She was involved in both 4-H and FFA and served as president of her FFA Chapter her senior year of high school...

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