Courtney Boykin, a Meat Science graduate student from Pflugerville, Texas, is this year’s graduate recipient of the SMIKids Scholarship. Courtney was presented the scholarship at the 60th Annual Southwest Meat Association Annual Convention and Supplier’s Showcase held at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort at Cedar Creek, Texas on July 27-30, 2016. 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.
Courtney received her undergraduate degree in Animal Science from Texas A&M University and is working on her master’s program. Courtney has received the Bob Ondrusek Memorial Scholarship for 2015-2016 and coached this year’s Texas A&M University Meat Science Quiz Bowl Team.