21 Questions for Bailey Kiff
1. What is your hometown? Wanatah, IN
Fun Fact: the town is so small, I graduated high school with only 19 kids.)
2. Where did you go to high school? LaCrosse High School
3. What is your major/concentration? Animal Sciences - Animal Agribusiness, with a Food and Agribusiness Management minor
4. What is your expected graduation date? May 2019
5. Why did you choose Purdue for undergrad? Purdue is like home for me - my family has always been affiliated in some way, shapre, or form.
6. What are your plans after graduation? Work in animal nutrition or reproduction - either industry or graduate school
7. What is your 'spirit animal?' A friendly Purdue squirrel
8. What is your favorite organization joined at Purdue? Ag Council
9. What is your proudest achievement at Purdue? Receiving scholarships to continue my education
10. What was your favorite class taken at Purdue? ANSC 245 - Applied Animal Management with Dr. Mike Neary (a.k.a "Pet-a-Cow")
11. What is your favorite Purdue tradition? Fountain runs and den pops
12. What is the best thing about the College of Ag? The close-knit family atmosphere
13. What is the best thing about the Department of Animal Sciences? The willingness of professors to help their students succeed
14. What is the best on-campus study spot? Any Starbucks location (with a straight cold brew coffee - no water)
15. What is your favorite place in town? Greyhouse Coffee
16. What is the most important thing you've learned outside of the classroom? It's okay to fail.
17. Where do you hope to study abroad? I would love to go to Italy someday.
18. What internships/employment experiences have you had?
19. What is your favorite quote?
- Summer 2017: Assistant to the Academic Programs Assistant Director, Tracie Egger
- Summer 2017: ASREC Sheep Unit
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." - Thomas Edison
20. What are your hobbies? Showing livestock with family (Hereford Cattle) and educating youth about agriculture
21. What advice would you give to incoming students? It's okay to say 'no' because sometimes you need to focus on yourself and getting your own ducks in a row.