Job: Rural Banker Area: Tasman
Robert is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture) Degree at Lincoln University and would like to become a Rural Banker.
NZ Young Farmers Involvement:
He has competed in the Otago/Southland TeenAg Regional Competition in both 2011 and 2012, both times making it through to Grand Final. Here he placed 1st in 2011, and 2nd in 2012. He has held both the Treasurer and Vice Chair roles at the St Peter's College Gore TeenAg Club at different times, and attended Get Ahead in Gore in 2011.
"These programmes have given me more information about the industry and made me feel that by being a part of agriculture, i'm acheiving something."
At the moment Robert's plan is to complete his studies at Lincoln.
Robert considers his friends and family to be his biggest influences, and doesn't feel he has any specific role models.
How did I get here:
School - NCEA: Calculus, Statistics, Geography, Religious Educatioins, Economics and Accounting.
University: Bachelor of Commerce in Agriculture, currently taking papers in Animal Science, Plant Science, Marketing and Soil Management