The World Food Prize Foundaton and The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have announced Overland Park native Hunter Smith as a 2018 Wallace-Carver Fellow. Through this fellowship, Smith and 29 other outstanding college students will collaborate with world-renowned scientists and policy makers through paid summer fellowships at leading USDA research centers and offices across the United States.
Hunter attended CAPS from 2014 – 16 and was a student in the Future of Foods and Bioscience courses. Through the Future of Food Hunter became a Borlaug Scholar and participated in the World Food Prize which paved the way to the Wallace-Carver Fellowship. Hunter spent her Wallace-Carver summer at the Children’s Nutrition Research Center at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.