Hi, I'm Katie, the 2022 summer intern. I'm a rising junior at UNC-Chapel Hill, where I am studying Communications with a concentration in media, technology, and production. Before starting college, I grew up in Wilkesboro, a rural farm-loving town at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
22-year-old Emory New is polished and proficient, especially when it comes to all things agriculture. This year she graduated from N.C. State University with a bachelor’s in biological and agricultural engineering. She is continuing her education in business and biotechnology,
Hi, I’m Katie, recently nicknamed Sweet Potato by my fun and loving coworkers here at the Department of Agriculture. I am so lucky to be the first in-person intern since 2019; I was even granted my own ultra mini desk.