The National Cattlemen’s Foundation and Fort Dodge Animal Health recognize the importance of and demand for bovine veterinarians and production agriculture professionals. On July 17, five students were recognized for their commitment to the beef industry. Three doctorate of veterinary medicine and two animal science undergraduate students each received a scholarship in the amount of $5,000 as part of the Fort Dodge Animal Health Legacy Scholarship program. The five recipients were selected from a pool of qualified candidates from 29 different universities across the
Veterinary Medicine scholarships were awarded to Amy Daley, New Castle, Colo.; Timothy Perano, Jackson, Calif.; and Jeremi Wurtz, Valley, Neb. Daley will receive her degree from
Undergraduate scholarships were awarded to Robert Laux of
“The Legacy Scholarship partnership with the National Cattlemen’s Foundation has greatly exceeded our expectations," said Dave Juda, Director of Livestock and Equine Marketing, for Fort Dodge Animal Health. "It was extremely difficult to choose only five candidates from a very large group of very qualified candidates. We’re confident leaders like the five individuals selected will no doubt provide many positive contributions for the future of the beef industry.
“We are very pleased to honor these exceptional scholars for their commitment to the cattle industry and veterinary medicine,” said Bob Josserand, chairman of the National Cattlemen’s Foundation Board of Trustees. “As a cattleman and chairman of the trustees, I applaud these young people and Fort Dodge Animal Health for this exciting partnership.”
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