MORRISTOWN, TN – Tennessee State University’s College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences has named Dayon Cuberson as the recipient of the Summer Apprenticeship Program in Agribusiness. A future Business major with a concentration in Business Administration, Cuberson will begin his apprenticeship in June 2014.
Cuberson was selected from among a slate of candidates submitted to the university by high schools across the nation. The candidates had to demonstrate a high potential for success and an interest in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences or Family and Consumer Sciences, in addition to having a great work ethic and a high grade point average. Cuberson was selected as one of the fifteen candidates who best fulfilled the criteria.
The College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences established the apprenticeship in 1998. By creating a commitment between the university and the student, the program will give Cuberson the opportunity to establish a career path in the area of business choice.
Dayon is on track to graduate from Morristown-Hamblen High School East in the May of 2014. While at Morristown East, Dayon lettered in both football and track. In addition, he attends Abundant Life Church where he actively participates. Dayon is the son of Mr. Sanford and Mrs. Kris Cuberson.
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With nearly 9,000 students, Tennessee State University is Nashville’s only public university, and is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant university offering 38 undergraduate, 22 graduate and seven doctoral programs. TSU has earned a top 20 ranking for Historically Black Colleges and Universities according to U.S. News and World Report, and rated as one of the top universities in the country by Washington Monthly for social mobility, research and community service. Founded in 1912, Tennessee State University celebrated 100 years in Nashville during 2012. Visit the University online at tnstate.edu.