Tag: Class of 2022

Meet the Class of 2022: Emily Richardson

Her front yard may scream otherwise, but Halloween isn’t Emily Richardson’s favorite holiday. She loves the candy but gets scared way too easily. Emily comes from a long line of Cougs – most of them are engineers. Come spring, the Port Orchard, Washington, product will be the first Coug in her family with a Doctor […]

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Meet the Class of 2022: Tessa Van Diest

After years of riding horses with her grandpa Roy, fourth-year veterinary student Tessa Van Diest is on track to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine this spring. With plans to specialize in equine medicine, it’s no surprise what her favorite rotation has been thus far. “We had lots of foals, and I love neonates,” she […]

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Meet the Class of 2022: Tatiana Galvins

Tatiana Galvins is one of 10 ore-admitted students in the Class of 2022 who earned their undergraduate degree in three years. Now in her final year of veterinary school, Tatiana is on track to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine this spring after seven years in Pullman. If you’re in need, she’s looking for a […]

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Meet the Class of 2022: Isla Dubendorf

When Isla Dubendorf participated in her WSU Junior Surgery block, she loved her patient so much that she brought her home and named her after one of her favorite Pullman businesses. Now, the high-energy, mixed-breed pup, Etsi, named after Etsi Bravo, is family to the veterinarian-to-be. Through the WSU Honors College Pre-Admit Program in Veterinary […]

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Q&A with neuroscience student Olivia Willis

As an undergraduate, Olivia Willis conducts research in three labs on the WSU Pullman campus. A neuroscience and psychology double major, she just finished working with a transportation engineering group where she is conducting her thesis on the stereotypes students have about scientists. Olivia is on a pre-med track and plans to become a neurosurgeon […]

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Meet the Class of 2022: Kady Audette

Growing up with a mother who was a dog breeder, Kady Audette has been exposed to responsible and reputable breeding practices since childhood. Knee-deep into her fourth-year of veterinary school at Washington State University, Kady’s dream of working with dog breeders to raise healthy, happy puppies is close to becoming reality. “I love working with […]

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Meet the Class of 2022: Allyson Quigley

Allyson Quigley has traveled to 27 countries and counting, but nothing beats the mountains in Montana on a crisp fall morning. Ally, a Bozeman native and fourth-year veterinary student,  plans to go into small animal emergency medicine after graduation. “Animals have and will always be a big part of my life, and I want to […]

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Meet the Class of 2022: Tara Powers

As a child, Tara Powers dreamed of being an astronaut, but she decided the stars weren’t for her after she found space camp to be a bore. So, the then pre-teen from a Spokane family of engineers set off to find her own science. Tara is now a fourth-year veterinary student from St. George’s University […]

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Meet the Class of 2022: Kirby Marden

Kirby Marden “despises” human feet, but she can’t seem to get enough cat-toe beans and dog pawprints. Kirby, a product of Richland, Washington, hopes to return to the Tri Cities next summer to work at a small animal practice where there will be no shortage of paws. While she hopes to focus on dogs and […]

Meet the Class of 2022: Kalyn Wees

Kalyn Wees wanted to go to medical school, but after working in a human clinic as a scribe she realized she would rather help people in a different field of medicine. Come May, Kalyn will be a second-generation veterinarian, following in the footsteps of her mom. “I’ve always had veterinary medicine in my life and […]

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