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Chris Holt wears his black graduation cap and gown and a black "Class of 2018" stole. Oregon State's mascot Benny the Beaver stands on Chris' left side, wearing a white Beavers jersey.

Sometimes the right career move brings you closer to home

Chris Holt was well-settled into a career that was stable and provided for his family, but when the long hours kept him away from home too often and his passion for plants pulled him in a new direction, he chose to follow the call. The hands-on experience he gained in the horticulture program led him outdoors to conduct field work for his courses, into his dream job as a middle school agriculture teacher – and most importantly, back home, where he can spend more valuable time with his family.