Lily Kile

Lily Kile is a Ph.D. student at North Carolina State University in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences. She worked on her M.S. in soil science at NCSU in soil science working in sweet potato production. Lily is originally from Murfreesboro, TN. She obtained her B.S. from Pennsylvania State University in Plant Sciences with a minor in Environmental Soil Sciences and a minor in Agronomy. She completed her undergraduate thesis as a Schreyer Honors Scholar in hydroponic cucumber production. While at Penn State she was a member of the Woodsmen Team and competed in timber sport competitions. In Pennsylvania she worked on a Christmas tree farm which is where she developed a love for plant and soil relations. She obtained her certificate in Foundations in Counseling at the University of the Nations in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She spent a year traveling to facilitate group counseling sessions with refugees in Germany and Greece.

Lily Kile