BS: North Carolina State University
Wendell is originally from the small town of Stuart, VA located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. He received his degree in Turfgrass Science from North Carolina State University. His interest in Plant Pathology was sparked in an undergraduate pest management course that was co-taught by Dr. Jim Kerns. Wendell has decided to continue his academic career at NC State by pursuing a MS in Plant Pathology with a focus on turfgrass pathology. His research is on fungicide fate in both cool and warm season turfgrass systems.