RECIPIENTS

2021

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AMANDA SAMUELS

Amanda volunteered during her high school years in a vet clinic; it was there when she became passionate about animals and chose to become a vet tech.   Amanda attends Bel-Rea Vet Tech School.   She enjoys spending time with her friends, family, & having date nights with her new husband. 

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KIRA DURAN

Kira is a graduate from Vantage Point High School in Northglenn.    Kira loves being outside with her dogs.   Kira was employed at a doggie day care facility and became supervisor within a very short period of time!   Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 & travel restrictions heightened, many were let go at the facility.  Her dream now is to attend Bel Rea Vet Tech school.

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ASHLEE JULIAN

Ashlee is currently a senior at Arvada West High School.  She has been accepted into Kansas State University, University of Arizona, Arizona State University, Washington State University.  With all of these outstanding colleges to choose from she has chosen The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss Hotty Toddy) in the fall of 2021 and plans to major in Biology.  Good luck Ashlee! 

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MITCHELL MEYERS

Mitchell is a senior at Golden High School.   He loves to play tennis in his spare time.  He plans on attending Colorado State University and major in Zoology and then pursue a degree in veterinary medicine.   Mitchell has the goal of specializing in veterinary surgery. 

RECIPIENTS

2020

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LEAH NAGAR

 Leah is currently attending Bel-Rea Animal Institute of Technology in Denver, CO to obtain an Associates in Animal Technology.  Leah holds a BS in Business Management.   Leah's goal is to work in an equine medical hospital.   She also volunteers for a horse therapy clinic for students with disabilities and works part time at Park Hill Animal Clinic. 

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MARTY KACSH

Marty is a resident of Evergreen, CO & a senior at Green Mountain High School.  Marty is very active in 4-H and FFA.  He will be attending West Texas A&M to study veterinary medicine.  He loves his horse Scout, rides frequently, and has been known to judge Best Bison competitions.

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TAYLAR KOLSTAD

Taylar resides in Lakewood, CO.  She is a senior at Green Mountain High School and very active in 4-H.  Taylar will pursue a Marine Sciences degree before studying veterinary medicine.  She loves her horse Moose and rides as often as possible.