Jessica I. Houtz: 2009-2010
Mentors: Dr. Karyn Esser & Dr. Bruce O'Hara
Jessica's research proposal [.doc]
Jessica graduated salutatorian from George Rogers Clark High School in Winchester, Kentucky. Currently, she is a junior majoring in Agricultural Biotechnology with a minor in Mathematics. She is a Kentucky Governor's Scholar with a UK Presidential Scholarship, and recipient of one of this year's College of Agriculture Outstanding Senior Awards. Last fall Jessica was a peer mentor for a general freshman Agriculture class (GEN 100), and I am Recruitment Chair for the Agricultural Biotechnology Club. Outside of class, she enjoys riding dressage, hiking, running, and photography.