Leah Meeks is currently a junior at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. She is majoring in BioResource and Agricultural Engineering with an irrigation emphasis. She is a member of the California Ag Irrigation Association and has been on the Dean’s List for two years. She was also nominated for Cal Poly Woman of the Year. Leah is an officer in both the Agricultural Engineering Society and the Society of Women Engineers. She interned for Rep. Bill Thomas in Washington D.C. the Summer of 2005. Upon graduation, she plans to serve in the Peace Corps and work in Africa to share farming and water knowledge. Eventually, Leah would like to return to the 1400-acre family farm and cattle operation east of Jerome.
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Parents: Sharon Meeks and Jim Meeks College: California Polytechnic State University Sponsor: Premier Insurance