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Agnes Lim Receives 2010 Student Leadership Award

Posted: October 19, 2010

Agnes Lim, a 2010 graduate in Food Science with a minor in Agribusiness Management, is the 2010 recipient of the Food Industry Group Student Leadership Award. The award was presented October 9, 2010 at the Food Industry Group Fall Membership & Board Meeting during the Annual Food Science Tailgate.
Agnes Lim

Agnes Lim

Agnes was an active member in the Food Science Club, the Penn State Ag Advocates, Institute of Food Technologist (IFT) Student Association, Center for Student Engagement, and Penn State International Student Council.  Agnes served as Vice President for Food Science Club and has held numerous leadership positions including Undergraduate Research Competition Director for IFTSA and Secretary for the International Student Council. 

Agnes has been active in volunteer groups including the Center for Student Engagement where she helped rebuild a local community house in West Virginia.  She has also participated in various community groups include State College Maple Harvest Festival, Centre County Food Bank, Center County Resource Center.

In 2008, Agnes participated in a Co-op with Kellogg’s Company in Memphis, TN that provided her with the opportunity to learn many aspects of food production including food research and development, food processing, and food safety. She completed a second Co-op in 2009 with Kellogg’s Company in Muncy, PA for which she received the Nelson and Brenda Loftus Leadership Award from the Penn State Agricultural Alumni Society.  Agnes is currently participating in a Co-op with Campbell’s Soup Company.