Hillary Henderson, a Meat Science graduate student from Alvin, Texas, is this year’s graduate recipient of the SMIKids Scholarship. Hillary was presented the scholarship at the 59th Annual Southwest Meat Association Annual Convention held at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, July 22-25, 2015. The SMIKids Scholarships are given by the Burley Smith family to undergraduate and graduate students at Texas A&M University interested in the meat industry.
Hillary received her undergraduate degree in Animal Science from Texas A&M University and worked in private industry before she returned to begin her graduate degree. Hillary also has received the Bob Ondrusek Memorial Scholarship for 2014-2015 and the Bob Ondrusek Memorial Scholarship for 2015-2016.