School: Milton Hershey School
Faculty Advisor: Thomas Brutnell
Jerrod is currently a student at the Milton Hershey School in Hershey, PA, where he is actively involved in tissue propagation and culturing through his teacher, Dr. Nagarajan. During his internship here, Jerrod worked with research associate, Denise Costich to determine if gibberellins have an effect on mesocotyls, coleoptile, and first leaf sheath lengths.
Jerrod enjoys working out and while here, he developed an interest in spinning. He also likes reading and occasionally playing video games.