National FFA Organization
Sara Cox has experimented in animal and food sciences through studies involving strawberry crown rot, African nightshade phytochemicals, hoof rot bacteria and soybeans. She has interned with The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center – The World Vegetable Center and the Thad Cochran Horticultural Center and worked with university professors at The Ohio State University and Purdue University. Currently a student at Purdue University studying biological food processing and pharmaceutical engineering, she hopes to attend medical school and be a food process engineer. Cox, 20, is a member of the Zane Trace FFA Chapter in Chillicothe, Ohio.