2021 Poster Competition

April 9, 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 Poster Competition winners!

The 2021 competition winners were announced live on April 8 at our virtual awards ceremony. You can view the recorded portion of the ceremony online and view all of the award winners here.


Third place: Kushal KC, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, advised by Sami Khanal
Second place:
Danielle Voss, Food Science and Technology, advised by Monica Giusti
First place (tied): Dylan Ricke, Entomology, advised by Reed Johnson
First place (tied): Emily Walker, Entomology, advised by Reed Johnson


Third place: Colby Gregg, Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership, advised by Amanda Bowling
Second place: Molly Mills, Environmental Science Graduate Program, advised by Jiyoung Lee
First place: Lydia Fyie, Entomology, advised by Mary Gardiner and Megan Meuti

Postdoctoral Scholar

Third place (tied): Ashish Manandhar, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, advised by Ajay Shah
Third place (tied): Bo Li, Horticulture and Crop Science, advised by Andrea Gschwend
Second place: Carlos Esquivel, Entomology, advised by Luis Canas
First place: Wenshuang Xie, Plant Pathology, advised by Lucy Stewart

Research Scientist

Third place: Anirudh Akula, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, Ajay Shah Lab
Second place: Esha Shrestha, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, Ajay Shah Lab
First place: Erick Martinez Rodriguez, Plant Pathology, Luis Canas Lab


Animal Sciences - Health

Third place: Andrew Brower & Isabelle Schlachter (team), advised by Kichoon Lee
Second place:
Annika Diaz, advised by Maurice Eastridge & Anastasia Vlasova
First place: Hailey Jermolowicz, advised by Benjamin Wenner

Animal Sciences - Nutrition

Third place: Shiling Zhao, advised by Andreas Chavez
Second place: Cameron White, advised by Sheila Jacobi
First place: Antoinette Foliart, advised by Jeffrey Firkins


Third place (tied): Valerie Anderson, advised by Christopher Ranger
Third place (tied): Christiana Arkorful-Bondzie, advised by Megan Meuti
Second place: Joseph Urso, advised by Megan Meuti
First place: Olivia Blanco, advised by Megan Meuti

Environmental & Plant Sciences

Second place: Joshua Chaney, advised by Scott Demyan
First place (tied): Lillian Ostrander, advised by Stephen Matthews
First place (tied): Esha Sharma, advised by Andrea Gschwend

Food Sciences

Second place (tied): Anna Carroll, advised by Rafael Jimenez-Flores
Second place (tied): Justyna Korneluk & Anna McSurley (team), advised by Gonul Kaletunc
First place: Peter Kolev, advised by Rafael Jimenez-Flores

Social Sciences

Second place: Milan Pozderac, advised by Tracey Kitchel
First place: Joel Shoup, advised by Ben Brown