Destiny Tyson

Bachelor of Science in Plant and Soil Sciences with a Crop Biotechnology concentration

Bachelor of Science in Genetics

Graduating with Honors — Cum Laude

Advisors – Dr. Keith Edmisten and Dr. Joy Little

I plan to use my degree to: 
Further my education at NC State. My dream would be to do international work and create genetically engineered crops for those who could benefit the most from them.

What I enjoyed most about my experience at NC State was:
I enjoyed getting to interact with the staff and faculty of my department the most at NC State. Success comes easier when you are surrounded by people who want you to do well and will do everything they can to make sure you succeed.

While earning my degree, my greatest supporters were:
Jennifer Baltzegar, Dr. Keith Edmisten, Dr. Fred Gould, Dr. James Holland, Dr. Gina Brown-Guedira, Dr. David Crouse, Dr. Joy Little, and Dr. Patterson

Now that I have completed the program, I’m most looking forward to: 
Now that I have completed my degree, I am looking forward to furthering my education at NC State by pursuing a PhD in crop science



Messages for Destiny Tyson

I can’t tell how enjoyable it has been to watch you grow and flourish as a student and a young lady. I hope some day you will have the confidence in yourself that I have in your! I am proud of you and look forward to following your career.
Best Wishes
Dr. E
–  Keith Edmisten

Congratulations, Destiny! It’s been a real pleasure having you in Plant Genetics. As I know you’re moving on to a graduate degree in Plant Breeding here, I’m looking forward to continue interacting with you.
Best wishes,
  –  Susana Milla-Lewis

We did it girl! I’m so glad to have known you and I’m proud of you!! Hope to see you soon!
– Kimberlea Harrell

Congratulations Destiny! It’s been great working with you these past few years! Best wishes for your graduate work and we will ‘see’ you around hopefully in the near future!
–  Kimberly Howell

Congratulations Destiny! It has been a real pleasure to have you in our group. You have been our “go-to” girl. I have enjoyed seeing you flourish over time and am looking forward to watching you progress in graduate school.
Best wishes – Gina
–  Gina Brown-Guedira

Congrats, Destiny!! I know you worked so hard and am happy to see that hard work pay off. I’m so glad to have met you through NC State and am thankful for your friendship. Best of luck in grad school!
–  Maggie Short


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Destiny Tyson