Zimbelman/Hafs Public Policy Internship Award
Section Awarded: National
Carilynn N. Gravatte, Zimbelman/Hafs Public Policy Internship Award
Carilynn Gravatte is from Fancy Farm, Kentucky, where she grew up on a dairy and tobacco farm. She is a senior at the University of Kentucky, where she is receiving a degree in animal sciences and a degree in community leadership and development. Gravatte is a member of Block and Bridle, Ceres International Women's Agricultural Fraternity, and the UK Dairy Club. In the future she plans to have a career where animal science and public policy meet at the state, federal, or international levels. At this meeting she will present "Evaluation of dairy cattle lying behavior in commercial freestall barns." While in Washington, DC, she is working for the American Meat Institute.