Fort Dodge scholarships awarded

Jul 24, 2009
by WLJ
Fort Dodge scholarships awarded

The National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF) and Fort Dodge Animal Health recognize the importance of and demand for bovine veterinarians and production agriculture professionals. 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 U.S.

Veterinary Medicine scholarships were awarded to Amy Daley, New Castle, CO; Timothy Perano, Jackson, CA; and Jeremi Wurtz, Valley, NE. Daley will receive her degree from Colorado State University in 2011, Perano from the University of California, Davis in 2012, and Wurtz from the University of Nebraska in cooperation with Iowa State University in 2012. Undergraduate scholarships were awarded to Robert Laux of Petersburg, MI, and Brody Wallis of Atoka, OK. Both are pursuing bachelor’s degrees in Animal Science and are graduating in 2010. Laux attends Michigan State University and Wallis attends Oklahoma State University.

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