Join the Food Science Club today!
The Food Science Club is open to any student with an interest in understanding all aspects of food, food science, and the food industry. We are affiliated with the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association. Meetings are usually held monthly. The Food Science Club participates in a variety of activities, including guest speakers, experimental cooking, competitions, potluck dinners, Ag Roundup Tailgate, and more!
Serving as this year’s Food Science Club President is, Lindsey Strock. Strock is a senior majoring in food science at Auburn University.
As president her role is to hold biweekly meetings, schedule events throughout the semester, and arrange activities and speakers to come and give information to the club.
“I hope to provide members with a better understanding of applied food science.” Strock says.
Not only does Strock enjoy leaning about her major she loves Auburn as well. “I grew up an auburn fan. It was a dream of mine to come here, and now I’m here!”
Strock hopes to continue with her love of food science by getting a job in the field after she graduates in May.
Serving as this year’s secretary for the Food Science Club is Cierra James. James is a junior majoring in food science.
As secretary, James is responsible for notifying people of cub meetings and events. As her time as secretary, she hopes to keep everyone updated on club activities as well as helping her fellow officers and club members when they need assistance.
“I chose Auburn because out of all the schools I visited it was the only one that felt like a home away from home.” James says. “I could see Auburn as the place that would provide me with the tools I need for success as well as a place I could see myself grow personally and gain friends for a lifetime.”
Serving as this year’s treasurer for the Food Science Club is Amanda Marinello. She is a Junior studying Food Science with a minor in Business.
As treasurer, Marinello is in charge of managing the Food Science Club’s account as well as writing receipts and depositing checks and what not. “My goal is more on the basis that I am part of the officer group, so I hope to help plan trips and activities. I am there to help my fellow officers however, whenever, and to be there for the whole club.”
Along with Food Science Club, Marinello is a member of Phi Eta Sigma. Like others Marinello chose Auburn because of the opportunities they have to offer. “I knew Auburn had something for it, and I absolutely love the people and campus.”