This year’s Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland County Farm Bureau’s summer intern is Meridith Cocherl. Meridith is a senior at Ohio State University majoring in agribusiness and applied economics with a minor in agricultural communications.
Meridith lives in Marion County and is the daughter of John and Cindy Cocherl. She is a graduate of Elgin High School where she served as her class secretary. She also served as captain of the varsity volleyball and basketball team, vice president of the Elgin FFA, and vice president of the National Honor Society. During her time in 4-H and FFA, she showed pigs at the Marion County Fair.
In 2018, Meridith received the American FFA Degree at the 91st National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis. While attending college, she is a member of the Sigma Alpha Sorority and the Agribusiness Club. In her spare time, she helps in the office at Ralph Brothers Farm.
Meridith is extremely humbled to be interning at an organization that is important to her and her family. Her responsibilities will focus on growing the organization, strengthening relationships with existing members and assisting with the implementation of county activities.