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August 27, 2012

Davis accepted at OSU Veterinary College

Chouteau — Pryor Times

Kristen Davis of Chouteau is among 82 students accepted into the incoming class of 2016 at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

Davis is the daughter of Chris McCullough of Claremore, Okla., and Donna McCullough of Catoosa, Okla.  She graduated from Chouteau High School and earned an associate degree in Pre-Veterinary Science from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College and a B.S. degree in Animal Science from Oklahoma State University.  While attending OSU, Davis received a Senior Scholastic Achievement award and was on both the Dean’s and President’s Honor Rolls.  She also is a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Golden Key International Honor Society, and Gamma Sigma Delta, Honor Society of Agriculture.

The Class of 2016 is comprised of 17 males and 65 females with 58 coming from Oklahoma and 24 representing the states of Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

“We believe that healthy animals lead to healthy people.  Knowing that animal health, environmental health and human health are all interconnected, Oklahoma State is committed to training the next generation of veterinarians who will be able to further the one health concept,” says Dr. Jean Sander, dean of the veterinary center.  “Congratulations to the class of 2016.  Our students will complete core courses followed by clinical skills training in all species preparing them for careers in private practice, public health, military service, biomedical research, academia, or the pharmaceutical industry.”

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