Rachel Gross is a Masters student at the University of Idaho working on a M.S. in Plant Science. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Idaho with a bachelor in Sustainable Landscape and Cropping Systems in 2016. During the time between completing her bachelors and beginning her Masters, Rachel worked for Simplot Plant Sciences as a greenhouse intern where she received experience in the agricultural industry. Her Masters program is focused on finding resistance genes against Pale Cyst Nematode. Upon completing her Masters degree, Rachel plans to find a job related to plant protection against pathogens in the agricultural industry or continue her education by working towards a PhD.
Parents: Doug & Joyce Gross
College: University of Idaho
Sponsor: Evergreen Sprinkler Supply
$500 Komet Irrigation + $100 Irrigation Accessories (IACO) = $600 IIEA Scholarship