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2014 OTOBA SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
Jared Sharp, Corvallis, OR, will be attending Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine this fall. Having been an avid horseman and competitor, Jared developed an interest in the equine sports medicine area of equine veterinary medicine. He has worked at Portland Meadows with Dr. Solomon Benarroch and is the President of the Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners at Oregon State University. Jared was also named the 2013 John J. Smith Graduate Scholar for the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association.
Laura Sahlfeld, Hillsboro, OR, will be a second year veterinary student at Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine this fall. Through her Master of Science Degree from OSU’s Department of Animal Science, she developed an interest in large animal reproductive physiology (Theriogenology) and the clinical practice of veterinary obstetrics, gynecolory and adrology. Laura has received several awards and certificates in her fields of study and has worked with Dr. Metcalf at the Honahlee PC Equine Reproduction Facility.
Jacquelyn Beyerlein, Corvallis, OR, will receive her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Oregon State University in June 2015. She has an Oregon Racing Commission groom’s license and worked for a racehorse trainer in 2012. She is currently training her own filly. These experiences have helped her develop an interest in equine sports medicine, surgery and reproduction. She is a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the Veterinary Business Management Association and a team leader for the foal and colic teams.
Amber Correia, Grants Pass, OR will continue her education at Rogue Community College in the fall of 2014, with plans to transfer to Oregon State University for her degree in Agricultural Science. Oregon State University is her first choice for a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine with an emphasis in large animals, specifically equines. She currently holds an Oregon Racing Commission license as a groom and has assisted Grant’s Pass trainer Sally Reid with race horse training and care. This year, Amber qualified for her trainer’s license.
Elise Goodell, Klamath Falls, OR, started at Oregon State University College of Medicine in the fall of 2013. She started learning about horses early as her father is a large animal veterinarian. As a barrel racer herself and observing rodeo, race and show horses at the veterinary clinic, she developed a special interest in equine athletes. She is the President-elect of the Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners at Oregon State University and is the student representative for Zoetis, an animal health company.
Shawna Westmark, Corvallis, OR, is currently enrolled in Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She was a Veterinary Technician Assistant at Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital, worked as a Veterinary Assistant at Dugan Equine Veterinary Clinic and shadowed Dr. Bergsma at Emerald Downs. She completed the Kentucky Equine Management intern program and went to Australia to develop her reproduction skills shadowing Dr. Freestone. She is a member of the Oregon State University Bovine Palpation Team and plans to add acupuncture to her skills.
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