Merck Animal Health supports future swine practitioners with AASVF

Recipients were announced at the 53rd Annual American Association of Swine Veterinarian's Meeting.

March 1, 2022

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From left, in back: Jack Creel, Kyle Nisley, Lucas Buehler and Justin Moeller. From left, in front: Hannah Lathom, Katie Parker, Lindsay Miller, Kaci Way and McKenna Brinning Not pictured: Sam Gerrard and Allyson Witt. Merck Animal Health

Merck Animal Health continued its commitment to the swine industry's next generation of veterinarians by partnering with the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation to sponsor the 2022 recipients of the AASVF/Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarships.

"At Merck Animal Health, we have an unconditional commitment to the veterinary profession, and that means supporting the next generation of veterinary leaders," says Justin Welsh, D.V.M., executive director, Livestock Technical Services, Merck Animal Health. "Through our partnership with AASVF, we are helping to build students' knowledge of swine health and well-being as they prepare for a career in this important field."

The 2022 recipients of the $5,000 scholarship were announced on Feb. 28 and include:

  • McKenna Brinning, Iowa State University, Class of 2024

  • Lucas Buehler, The Ohio State University, Class of 2023

  • Sam Gerrard, Virginia-Maryland Regional CVM, Class of 2023

  • Hannah Lathom, North Carolina State University, Class of 2024

  • Lindsay Miller, University of Minnesota, Class of 2023

  • Justin Moeller, The Ohio State University, Class of 2023

  • Kyle Nisley, Iowa State University, Class of 2023

  • Katie Parker, Iowa State University, Class of 2024

  • Kaci Way, The Ohio State University, Class of 2024

  • Allyson Witt, Iowa State University, Class of 2023

The recipients were announced at the 53rd Annual AASV Meeting. Second-and third-year students enrolled in American Veterinary Medical Association-accredited or recognized colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America and the Caribbean Islands are eligible for the scholarship.

Source: Merck Animal Health, which is solely responsible for the information provided, and wholly owns the information. Informa Business Media and all its subsidiaries are not responsible for any of the content contained in this information asset.

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