Anna Lad is a first-year MS student at Texas A&M University studying Science & Technology Journalism. Originally from Alpharetta, GA, Anna attended Texas A&M for her bachelor’s degree on a full-ride National Merit scholarship. She earned her BS in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences in May 2020. Anna’s enthusiasm for getting people involved is what sets her apart from others. She loves learning by doing. In the last four years, she held leadership positions in several clubs, took care of an ostrich, and taught piano lessons in Spanish while studying abroad in Ecuador. High energy, dedicated, and positive, Anna hopes to work in environmental conservation after she graduates.