Polk County High School rising senior Noriana Saunderson was recently recognized for completing North Carolina Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL) Program.

The program assists exceptional rising high school seniors from across the state in exploring agricultural-related college majors available at the state’s two land-grant universities — N.C. A&T State University and N.C. State University.

Pictured above, from left, are Farm Bureau General Counsel Julian Philpott, Noriana Saunderson, Dr. Antoine Alston of N.C. A&T State University and Dr. David Jones of N.C. State University.