Student Scholar 2013
Trenton Blair is a senior studying environmental science with a minor in political science at Brigham Young University. He is a cadet in BYU’s Air Force ROTC program with plans on to attend law school and become a JAG in the Air Force. He has worked as a research assistant with professor Bryan Hopkins since his freshman year studying phosphorus fertilizers and increasing use efficiency of fertilizers to lessen environmental effects of agricultural fertilizer applications. He is also the president of BYU’s Environmental Science Club and helped to begin the Planet Earth Panel Series that regularly invites experts from different disciplines to come to BYU to talk about current environmental issues. His lab work and educational background has lead to an internship in Washington D.C. working for Schramm, Williams, and Associates, an agricultural lobbying firm that represents specialty crop growers. His interests include running, backpacking, and just about anything else that will get him away from the daily grind.
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