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laryessa picLaryessa England grew up in Campbellsville, Kentucky. She attended Campbellsville University on a tennis scholarship and played for two years. Her second year, the team qualified for the NAIA Nationals in Boca Raton, FL.

After her sophmore year at Campbellsville University, she transferred to the University of Kentucky where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Nutrition. Realizing that she wanted to practice dietetics, she enrolled in the Master's program at the University of Kentucky to finish off the classes needed to begin an internship and also complete the requirements for a Master's degree in Dietetic Administration. "I am glad I went ahead and completed my Master's because it gave me the opportunity to explore various avenues of dietetics that I do not think I would have been able to experience otherwise."

Her interest in nutrition began while working in a pharmacy and learning the importance of nutrition on many different disease states. She finds working in the nutrition field to be very rewarding and hopes to use her degree in dietetics to be able to educate on the values of good nutrition and provide programs to aide at-risk populations.

In her last semester of graduate school, Laryessa was awarded the 2007 Human Enviornmental Sciences Student of Distinction as well as the 2007 Outstanding Graduate Student of Excellence. She was nominated by several professors in the Nutrition and Food Science Department.

In her spare time, Laryessa enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Ms. England plans to stay in Maryland after her internship and begin working in the field of dietetics.














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June 7, 2008