Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program Selects Class XII
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 10, 2018) — The Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program has selected 22 individuals for its Class XII.
KALP, housed in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, is an intensive, two-year program designed for young agricultural producers and agribusiness professionalsfrom Kentucky and Tennessee.
The program consists of 10 domestic seminars devoted to important agricultural issues. Sessions also focus on improving participants’ communication, leadership and management skills. Class members will visit a variety of Kentucky agribusinesses, Frankfort and Washington, D.C., and will travel to other states and countries to explore agriculture in different settings. The previous 11 classes have yielded 291 graduates, many who subsequently have taken on leadership positions in agriculture.
Members of Class XII include:
Anne Evans Bays, Whitley County
Miranda Chaplin, Bourbon County
Brandon Davis, Anderson County
Tyler Ferguson, Johnson County
Julie Fritsch, Bourbon County
Jim Gilles, Daviess County
Abbi Graves, Robertson County, Tennessee
Carly Guinn, Boyle County
Stephanie Halcomb, Logan County
Daniel Hayden, Ohio County
Don Holbert, Jefferson County, Tennessee
Tony Holloway, Christian County
Anthony Jones, Daviess County
Doug Lawson, Calloway County
Micah Lester, Christian County
Carrie McIntosh, Fayette County
Dan Miller, Woodford County
Melissa Miller, Hardin County
Wes Poole, Daviess County
Josh Renaker, Henderson County
Mary Beth Shackleford-Tomica, Todd County
Jennifer Tucker, Warren County
For more information, visit the KALP website at kalp.ca.uky.edu/ or Facebook page @KYAgLeadership.