Almost $250,000 in scholarships and other awards were given to veterinary students and graduate veterinarians at the 2016 49th Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners held Sept. 15-17 in Charlotte, N.C. The awards, funded by AABP members, AABP partners and the AABP Foundation, will enable recipients to further pursue their careers in bovine medicine.

Scholarships and awards for 2016 include:

Amstutz Scholarships ($7,500 each)

Devon Kartchner, Washington State University

Cade Luckett, Texas A&M University

Jennifer Reynen-Yurkiw, Ontario Veterinary College

Brian Schnell, University of Wisconsin

Brent Sexton, Iowa State University

Kristy Shaw, The Ohio State University

Kendra Wells, University of Wisconsin

Find out more about the Amstutz Scholarship at http://aabp.org/about/amstutz_winners.asp

Merck Animal Health Student Recognition Awards ($5,000 each)

Lora Anderson, Michigan State University

Kelsey Arellano, University of Florida

Earl Brady, Cornell University

Kaitlyn Briggs, Cornell University

Andre Coen, North Carolina State University

Brandon Debbink, University of Wisconsin

Kevin Gavin, Washington State University

Tyler Grussing, Iowa State University

Nicole Hershberger, Iowa State University

Devon Kartchner, Washington State University

Benjamin Kasl, Cornell University

Jason Kroll, University of Wisconsin

Aaron Pospisil, The Ohio State University

Benjamin Potvin, Ontario Veterinary College

Jennifer Reynen-Yurkiw, Ontario Veterinary College

Brandon Scharping, University of Wisconsin

Lane Schmitt, Washington State University

Jennifer Ziemer, University of Wisconsin

Find out more about the award at http://aabp.org/about/student_rec_winners.asp.

AABP Foundation-Zoetis Scholarships ($5,000 each)

Kelsey Arellano, University of Florida

Dan Breuer, Iowa State University

Kaitlyn Briggs, Cornell University

Ross Chewning, University of Georgia

Lisa Dauten, Purdue University

Brandon Debbink, University of Wisconsin

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Fred Gromalak, The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Erica Izer, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

Jared Lyzenga, Michigan State University

Drew Neilley, The Ohio State University

Aaron Pospisil, The Ohio State University

Brandon Scharping, University of Wisconsin

Julia Simons, University of Wisconsin

Alan Smith, Mississippi State University

Jennifer Storer, University of Tennessee

Ellen Unruh, Kansas State University

Find out more about the award at http://aabp.org/about/zoetis_winners.asp.

2016 AABP Foundation Competitive Research Grants

Dr. Vinicius Machado, Cornell University

Dr. Meredyth Jones, Texas A&M University

Dr. Kelly Still Brooks, Iowa State University

2016 AABP Graduate Student Presentation Awards ($2,500, $2,000 and $1,500, funded in part by the Bovine Respiratory Disease Symposium)

1st: Dr. Kathryn Bach, Cornell University

2nd: Kristen Davenport, Colorado State University

3rd: Erika Ganda, Cornell University

2016 AABP Student Case Competition ($1,500 and $750 for each category)

 

(Clinical)
1st: Amy Stamper, Texas A&M University

(Research)

1st and Overall Competition winner: Sam Deelen, Ontario Veterinary College

2nd: Adlai Schuler, Iowa State University

2016 AgriLabs Dr. Bruce Wren CE Awards ($5,000 each)

(Beef) Dr. JD Folsom, Rexburg, Idaho

(Dairy) Dr. Jonathan Garber, Seymour, Wis.

AABP-Hoof Trimmers Association Research Grant

Dr. Andrew Fidler and Dr. Geof Smith, North Carolina State University, $24,715

Find out more about the award at http://aabp.org/Members/ce_award/default.asp.