Katherine Jarvis is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jarvis of Richfield. She graduated from Revere High School and is planning to attend the University of Findlay, where she intends to study animal science/pre-veterinary medicine. Ultimately, Katherine would like to continue her education and become a large animal veterinarian.
Katherine has been involved in agriculture for about as long as she can remember. Her family lives on a small farm where they raise produce which she helps sell at farmers’ markets. She has owned angora goats since she was in the sixth grade, she currently has 24. She loves the responsibility of feeding and taking care of the goats.
Katherine’s honors and activities include several scholar and honor awards. She attended advanced placement and honors classes and excelled at the top of her class. She volunteers her time at the Medina Raptor Center, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad and School Tutoring. Katherine was the Treasurer of the Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society, a participant in the Ohio Math League, Varsity Women’s Soccer, National Honor Society, and Junior Statesmen of America. She is also a 17 year participant in the Gymnastics Club.
Emily Jenkins is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Jenkins of Tallmadge. She is currently pursuing her degree as an agricultural equipment technician at the University of Northwestern Ohio. Her objective is to be able to fix and repair tractors, combines, semi-trucks, and heating and air conditioning.
Emily’s family owns a small farm where they raise dairy goats and chickens. Having agriculture as part of her life since a very young age, she cannot imagine the rest of her life without it.
Emily’s honors and activities included being actively involved in Summit County 4-H for 14 years. She received the Summit County Outstanding 4-H’er of the Year award in 2015, the Summit County 4-H Gold Medal Award and she was the Summit County Fair Queen in 2014. She also received the NRA Distinguished Expert Award, as well as several other awards. Emily volunteered for many community minded organizations, such as Keep Akron Clean, Salvation Army, and the Summit County 4-H.
Micheala McVicker is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James McVicker of Clinton. She graduated from St. Vincent –St. Mary High School and is planning to attend the Kent State University. Micheala’s intended field of study is Fashion Merchandising. Her goal is to buy product lines for major companies around the world and start a clothing line to inspire young women.
Micheala is the fourth generation to live and work on the family’s fruit farm, where she helps in the market during the season. She has learned to care for the family horses and has been competing in equestrian events for the past 13 years.
Micheala’s honors and activities during high school include lettering in Varsity Track and Field and Varsity Tennis. She was involved in 4-H, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honors Society, Peer Ministry, United States Equestrian Federation, and many other activities. She has volunteered her time for several years at the Summit County Farm Bureau’s Farmers’ Share Breakfast, cleaning the Summit County Farm Bureau Antique Museum, planting flowers around the museum, and supervising the museum during the Summit County Fair. She has also been a volunteer server at Summit’s Plow to Chow.
Brad Mularcik, Jr. is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brad Mularcik Sr. of Copley. Brad graduated from Copley High School and will be attending The Ohio State University, where he intends to study mechanical engineering. Brad’s occupational objective is to design new products or improve existing products.
Brad lives on a small family farm where they raise pigs for meat and free roaming chickens for eggs. They keep bees to help pollenate the large vegetable garden, and make maple syrup from the abundance of trees that occupy the property.
Brad’s honors and activities include; Vice President of the National Honor’s Society, Senior Patrol Leader in Boy Scouts, Eagle Scout, swimming, track, band and German Club. He has cooked and served for the past six years at Summit County Farm Bureau’s Farmer’s Share Breakfast and was a volunteer server at Summit’s Plow to Chow for the past three years, as well as the event’s musical entertainment for the past two years.