Tracy House from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently accepted a position as a seed production management trainee with Monsanto Co. at Grinnell, Iowa.

Tracy House from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently accepted a position as a seed production management trainee with Monsanto Co. at Grinnell, Iowa.

A native of Little Rock, House majored in industrial technology and was scheduled to graduate with a 3.65 grade point average Dec. 9.

“Tracy invested in his professional development in his sophomore year by registering with the (UAPB) Office of Career Services and has participated in the Cooperative Education program and attended leadership conferences such as the Thurgood Marshall Leadership Institute and participated in campus organizations,” a spokesman said.

He was introduced to Monsanto in 2009 when he obtained his first internship with the company in St. Louis. He did two rotational cooperative education assignments in Windfall, Ind., and Grinell, Iowa.

“Tracy was offered a full time position because of his dedication, hard work and the outstanding ratings he received on his evaluations,” a spokesman said.