Large animal veterinary students receive $5,000 scholarships


AABP and Zoetis award annual grants to encourage food animal practice.

The American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) Foundation in partnership with Zoetis granted 15 $5,000 scholarships to 15 veterinary students at the AABP Annual Conference this month in Albuquerque, N.M. The scholarships were established to attract students to enter food animal practice, as well as support large animal veterinary students in their education.

The 2014 scholarship recipients are:

> Jonathan Angel, The Ohio State University

> Jayton Bailey, Texas A&M University

> Lindsey Borst, University of Minnesota

> Patrick Brinson, North Carolina State University

> Elizabeth Brock, Cornell University

> J.D. Folsom, Oklahoma State University

> Julia Herman, Colorado State University

> Alissa Hunter, The Ohio State University

> Andy Kryzer, University of Minnesota

> Brendan Martin, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

> Lee Michels, University of Minnesota

> Aaron Schaffer, Kansas State University

> Douglas Shane, Kansas State University

> Megan Thompson, University of Minnesota

> Holt Tripp, Oklahoma State University

"With the increasing costs of a veterinary medical education, scholarships are even more important than ever to all veterinary students, not just those involved in food animal medicine, however, AABP's goal is to further the success of veterinarians working in the beef and dairy industries," Geni Wren, spokesperson for the AABP says.

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