By Robert Roos, CIDRAP
Joyce Rogino of Muskogee was one of seven potential rural veterinarians of the future who participated in the fifth Veterinary Medicine in Agriculture Exploration Summer Camp at the Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences on the Stillwater campus.
The three-day program is designed for high school students interested in practicing veterinary medicine in a rural community. Participants received some hands-on learning activities and a chance to learn more about veterinary medicine and what it takes to become an OSU Cowboy veterinarian.
“Students completed an application process, which included submitting a transcript of their high school grades,” explains Katrina Meinkoth, DVM, recruitment manager and organizer of this educational program. “We look for students who are genuinely interested in becoming a veterinarian and who also have the aptitude to handle the college curriculum.
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