2010 Tatter Scholarship Recipients

Carolina Contreras, Jordan Tatter Graduate Scholar (Michigan State University)

Carolina is currently pursuing her PhD in Horticulture in Post-Harvest Physiology and works on the postharvest evaluation of Honeycrisp and MN-1914 apples. She is interested in finding solutions to the challenges growers face in regards to the storage and production of sensitive apples. In the future she plans to become a Physiology Professor.

Henry Thompson, Jordan Tatter Undergraduate Scholar (Michigan State University)

Henry is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture. His area of interest is Fruit Breeding. He plans to graduate in the spring of 2012 and go on to graduate school, eventually obtaining a PhD in Plant Breeding and Genetics in Horticulture.