Hemby Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Medallion

Abigail Hemby, a 2016 graduate of Loudoun Valley High School, was named the 2020 Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Phi Kappa Phi Medallion Award winner. 

She was one of seven recipients within the university to receive the prestigious award, as each college selects one individual to recognize his or her academic achievements and commitment to service. 

Before her senior year at Loudoun Valley High School, she attended the Virginia Governor’s School for Agriculture and developed a love for agriculture, and then continued pursing it during her senior year by attending CS Monroe Technology Center and studied Environmental Plant Sciences. At Virginia Tech, she majored in agricultural sciences and minored in civic agriculture and food systems, leadership and social change and horticulture. She was also involved in Collegiate Young Farmers, Collegiate 4-H, the Inspiring Women in Life-long Leadership Cohort, a College of Agriculture Peer Mentor, and worked for the Office for Learning Partnerships, her Department Office, and served as a Governor’s School leader.

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