Undergraduate students honored by school and college
Major: Environmental Science
Minor: GIS and Wetland Science
Burgan was a member of the Virginia Tech Soil Judging Team, which placed second in the regional competition in 2022. She has also worked in Bryan Brown’s lab where she conducted research into ephemeral waterways and aquatic community restructuring after dry events. The results were presented at the Dennis Dean Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Tex Tessa Naughton-Rockwell
Major: Crop and Soil Science
Minor: Global Food Security
Naughton-Rockwell was a member of the Soil Judging Team, which won first place in the regional and national competitions in 2021 and 2022. Naughton-Rockwell also worked with the Global Agriculture Productivity Initiative and performed research with the Conservation Agriculture Adoption Project in Ecuador.