Caitlin Plank is the Branch Area Careers Center Environmental & Agricultural Sciences Senior of the Year. Caitlin is a Hillsdale High School senior who has been attending the BACC Ag program for the past two years. She served as Chapter Secretary in the FFA. Caitlin earned a Gold award for her FFA State degree. She was a FFA Michigan Star Finalist in Ag Production. At the FFA State Leadership Conference, she received two gold proficiency awards. As a junior, she was a member of the state winning Livestock Judging team and competed at the National FFA Livestock Judging contest. She was also named EAS Student of the 2nd Marking Period.
After graduation, Caitlin plans to attend the Michigan State University and Kellogg Community College’s Agricultural Technologies program to pursue her degree.
Carrie Preston, Environmental & Agricultural Sciences Instructor selected Caitlin not only for her excellent accomplishments in the FFA, but also because she sees what needs to be done and is always willing to do it. She takes the time to help anyone and she takes the initiative to jump in or be creative in ways that help other students. Caitlin wants what is best for our EAS program, chapter and younger students in our program.