Hello, my name is Blake Weaver and I am currently pursuing science and agricultural journalism degree from the University of Missouri. I graduated high school from Westminster Christian Academy in Wildwood, Missouri. I have an older sister who also graduated from Westminster and moved on to attend Baylor University in Waco, Texas, on an equestrian scholarship. My family decided to move closer to the city when I was around 11 years old. I was raised in New Melle, Missouri, surrounded by nothing but farmers, an ideal playground for a country boy. Moving to the big city of St. Louis changed my entire world. Although I would consider myself more of a city boy, I still cannot get my love for those massive farm fields to go away.
I have always been interested in writing. Even as a child I loved to write for fun. My passion for writing formed into journalism during high school. Eventually, this passion became what I wanted to spend my life doing. I truly believe studying agriculture and being involved with journalism is how I will be most successful, because these are the two things I am most passionate about.
I am extremely excited to be working with students that have similar interests. Working for CAFNR Corner Post is an amazing opportunity that I am truly grateful for. I am interested on seeing where this semester takes me.