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Department of Food Science and Technology


Virginia Dare Scholarship Awarded

May. 17, 2022

Congratulations to Cameron Jordan for being awarded the 2022 Virginia Dare scholarship. This scholarship goes to an undergraduate student who has demonstrated a strong interest in a future career in food science and has shown exceptional scholarship and leadership as a student. The award announcement was made during the department’s spring semester graduation party.
Cameron will graduate in Summer 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology and plans to continue his education through Ohio State’s Food Science and Technology PhD program beginning Autumn 2022. He will be advised by Dr. Luis Rodriguez Saona, and Cameron will also serve as the 2022-2023 Food Science Club president.
This award is generously provided by the Virginia Dare company, named for the first English child of the company founders born on American soil. Virginia Dare is a leader in the manufacture of high quality flavor products for food and beverage applications. The Virginia Dare Scholarship is part of that company’s nationwide annual scholarship program.