Thomas grew up in Pittsboro, N.C., showing and raising dairy heifers. Thomas
attends Virginia Tech, majoring in dairy science with minors in agricultural
economics, communication, and Spanish. On campus, she’s involved with Dairy
Club, Sigma Alpha, and has been a member of the Virginia Tech dairy judging
team. Thomas is the current National Junior Holstein Advisory Committee
Chairperson and is the 2019 Hoard’s Dairyman summer editorial intern.