Scholarship Recipients

A pair of 2018 graduates have received scholarships given to graduating seniors.Dr. Sara Hamlett was awarded the IVMA Future Service Scholarship presented by Prevention Works from Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. The recipient of this scholarship practices primarily bovine veterinary medicine in Iowa. She will begin her career as an associate veterinarian at Summit Veterinary Service in Winterset, Iowa. Dr. Chelsea Ruston has been named the recipient of the 2018 Veterinary Student Innovation Award from Merck Animal Health, created to recognize graduating seniors at each AVMA-accredited veterinary school. The recipients have demonstrated innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity in developing an inspirational project or product. Ruston is a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine.