University of Illinois student Rachel Recker learned about agriculture from another perspective in a two-week study abroad to Brazil during winter break.
She was part of a group of twenty-six College of Agricultural Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) students participating in the International Business Immersion Program at the University of Illinois.
Recker is a senior in Agricultural Leadership Education with a Minor in Crop Sciences. The 2015 graduate of Okawville High is the daughter of Ron and Glenda Recker of rural Venedy.
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