Ashley Elaine Rooks

Degree: Associate of Applied Science


  • Agribusiness Management
  • General Agriculture

Graduate: Fall 2020

How are you planning to use your degree?

I am still pursuing a bachelors degree in Agribusiness Management from NC State.

List clubs, activities, or groups you participated in while in school.

  • Pi Beta Phi Sorority
  • Delta Tau Alpha Honor Society
  • Agricultural Institute Ambassador
  • Agricultural Institute Club

Whom do you want to thank?

I would like to thank my family and especially my mom.  All my teachers in the Ag. Institute.

What is the best thing about studying at NC State and the Agricultural Institute?

The family-like feeling between other students and the teachers.

My Academic Advisor:  

  • Dr. Melissa Hendrickson
  • Dr. Amy Johnson

My LinkedIn:

Hometown and Homestate:

Fayetteville, NC


Comments from Advisor

NAME: Dr. Melissa Hendrickson

Hi Ashley,
I am so proud of you and your accomplishments! This has been a tough year but you did great and I know you will do well in the next step in your life.
kind regards,
Dr. Hendrickson

NAME:  Dr. Amy Johnson

Congratulations on graduation and getting accepted to the 4-yr program. I know you’ll do well. I’m sad to see you go from the Ag Institute though. Hopefully, I’ll still see you around campus. Let me know if I can ever do anything to help. Good luck!

Comments from friends and family

NAME: Alease Hancock

Congratulations!!!  Good luck with your next chapter!! Welcome to the NC State Alumni Family!!

NAME:  Dr. Alyssa Degreenia

Congrats Ashley! Thank you for serving as an AGI Ambassador! I look forward to seeing where life takes you!

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Ashley Elaine Rooks