Bryan “Bo” Garcia, a junior animal science major at Texas A&M University, is this year’s undergraduate recipient of the SMIKids Scholarship. Bo was presented the scholarship at the 62nd Annual Southwest Meat Association Convention and Supplier’s Showcase held at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort, San Antonio, Texas on July 21, 2018. 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.
Bo is from La Vernia, Texas and is an active member of the Department of Animal Science. Upon graduation, his goal is to obtain a Master’s degree and Ph.D. so that he can pursue a career in academia. He is a member of the 2018 Fightin’ Texas Aggie Meat Judging Team, and he is currently interning at the USDA Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Nebraska. Bo also received the SMA Foundation Scholarship at the convention.
Congratulations to Bo for receiving this scholarship!