Morehead State University’s Veterinary Technology (Vet Tech) program has been granted full accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). The accreditation is granted through the AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA). Thanks to this re-accreditation, MSU Vet Tech graduates will be eligible to sit for the Veterinary Technician National Examination, the national board exam for prospective veterinary technologists.
The Hunt, Western and Saddle Seat teams at MSU have had a successful round of competitions this spring. Western Seat Team members Cody Tingle of Winchester and Emily Seimer of Brown County, Ohio, both qualified for nationals at an ISHA semi-final competition at the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio March 29. To show at the semi-final competition, a rider must place first or second in their class at regionals, which were held in Morehead this year. Hunt Seat Team member Geogia Keogh of Lexington qualified at regionals in the Novice Over Fences class, and competed at zone competitions at Lake Eerie College in Ohio on April 5. The MSU Saddle Seat Team received a high point team award at the ISSRA Championship Show, held April 11 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. Team member Meagan Darby of Versailles won high point senior rider, and Katie Roberts of Ohio won high points junior rider of the year.
MSU Veterinary Technology Instructor Amy Staton was named the 2013 Kentucky Veterinary Technician of the Year by the Kentucky Veterinary Technician Association. (KTVA). Staton also recently earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership Tech from MSU. Staton has earned a total of four degrees from MSU, including an associate degree in veterinary technology in 2003, a bachelor's degree in agricultural science and a master's degree in career technology, agricultural, in 2005.
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