Merck awards bovine veterinary student scholarships

Merck awards bovine veterinary student scholarships

16 individuals earn 2015 American Association of Bovine Practitioners Bovine Veterinary Student Recognition Award

Merck Animal Health, at the 2015 American Association of Bovine Practitioners Annual Conference in New Orleans, awarded 16 students with the AABP Bovine Veterinary Student Recognition Award.

Each received a $5,000 scholarship, as well as an all-expenses-paid trip to attend the conference.

"Large animal veterinarians of today and the future play an integral role in sustaining a safe and healthy food supply," said Norman Stewart, D.V.M., livestock technical services manager for Merck Animal Health.

"Each one of these students, whether on their family farm, in classrooms or abroad, have demonstrated an undeniable passion for learning to continually improve the practice of veterinary medicine."

16 individuals earn 2015 American Association of Bovine Practitioners Bovine Veterinary Student Recognition Award

The following students are recipients of the 2015 AABP Bovine Veterinary Student Recognition Award:

• Laura Bro, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
• Tyson Buyer, University of Saskatchewan Western College of Veterinary Medicine
• Crystal Clark, University of Calgary Veterinary Medicine Program
• Lisa Dauten, Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
• Amanda Emery, Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
• Callie Garoutte, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
• Lindsay Hetrick, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
• Kevin J. Jacque, Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
• Blaine Johnson, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
• Jared Lyzenga, Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine
• Carl Moore, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
• Abigail Olson, Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
• Adlai Schuler, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
• Ashley Swenson, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine
• Melissa Wagner, Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph
• Jonathan B. Wesson, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary students in their third or fourth year of college are eligible to receive the award.

Recipients of the scholarship are selected based on academic achievement, career goals, work experience and interest in veterinary medicine. bv

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