Four Ag Sciences students named GROWMARK summer interns

Posted: June 18, 2012

Four students in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are participants in this year's GROWMARK summer intern program.

The students will spend 12 weeks working for GROWMARK FS and will complete a special project coordinated through the company.

The students are:

--Colin Hauseman, an agricultural systems management major. He is the son of Gary and Sandra Hauseman, of Boyertown.

--Jodi Letham, an agricultural sciences major. She is the daughter of Lee and Judy Letham, of Clymer.

--Josh Walker, an agricultural and extension education major. He is the son of Mike and Shelly Walker, of Meyersdale.

--Sam Woodward, an agricultural science major. He is the son of Dale and Kathleen Woodward, of Yardley.

The Penn State students and 50 other interns will meet in August at GROWMARK headquarters in Bloomington, Ill., to discuss their experiences and present a summary of their projects.

"Our internship program provides students hands-on experience in their fields of study," said Ashley McClintock, GROWMARK university relations manager. "We hope it also provides them an opportunity to clarify their future career goals."

GROWMARK is a regional cooperative providing agriculture-related products and services and grain marketing in 31 states and Ontario, Canada. GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by affiliated member cooperatives.

According to the company's website, "The FS brand represents knowledgeable, experienced professionals acting with integrity and dedication to serve more than 250,000 customers." More information is available online at