Award-winning classical guitarist Cameron O'Connor didn't grow up in a musical household. In fact, with a science teacher for a mom, an aerospace engineer for a dad and an older brother with a degree in chemical engineering, it's a wonder O'Connor didn't become a rocket scientist.
You'd think a double major science degree and a lifetime of experience would stand you in good stead in the job market. But as one Palmerston North man's discovering, the recession doesn't discriminate.
Jodi Kauth , Loyal , grew up working on her parent's dairy farm. Kauth will graduate from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May 2009 with her degree in agricultural business and economics and dairy science.
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