Thompson Named Communications Intern at Select Sires Inc.

PLAIN CITY, Ohio, Nov. 1, 2010 - Hannah Thompson, of Walkersville, Md., has been selected as the 2010 corporate communications intern for Select Sires Inc. Her job responsibilities at Select Sires will include writing press releases and customer testimonials, helping coordinate logistics for trade show booth materials and assisting with the production of sales and marketing projects.

Thompson is a senior at The Ohio State University where she is pursuing a bachelor's degree in agricultural communication with minors in Spanish and agribusiness. She grew up working on a dairy farm and exhibiting Brown Swiss, Holstein and Red and White dairy cattle. At Ohio State, Thompson is a member of the Buckeye Dairy Club, Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, Scarlet and Gray Ag Day Committee and Alpha Zeta Partners Agricultural Honorary. Thompson has competed in 4-H, FFA and collegiate dairy judging and is serving as the 2010 National Red and White Queen. She is also a studio production intern with the Buckeye Ag Radio Network in Columbus, Ohio. After graduating in June 2011, she plans to pursue a master's degree in agricultural communication and public policy.

Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc., is North America's largest A.I. organization and is comprised of 10 farmer-owned and -controlled cooperatives. As the industry leader, it provides highly fertile semen as well as excellence in service and programs to achieve its basic objective of supplying dairy and beef producers with North America's best genetics at a reasonable price.