With the philosophy of food as medicine, Ashlyn Anderson pursues her passion for service through food to empower individuals. Ashlyn leads Cooking Club at Pond Gap Elementary, is a Nutrition Education Activity Training (NEAT) Educator, and volunteers at Centro Hispano to advocate for students’ well being. Ashlyn is also an Ambassador in the Smith Center of International Agriculture. She was also a Milam Scholar and went to Guatemala where she constructed a community garden and led nutrition outreach and education. Ashlyn is studying nutrition and a double minor in Spanish and international agriculture. In her free time, Ashlyn enjoys exploring local farmers markets, painting, and cooking for her friends and family.