Cornell Vet Students Earn TERF Scholarships

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation recognizes Jesse Tyma and Daniel Jackson.
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Jesse Tyma and Daniel Jackson, both students at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, have been awarded scholarships by the Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF).

“The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation Scholarships are making a meaningful impact on talented students who will contribute a great deal to the veterinary profession across the span of their careers,” said Katherine M. Edmondson, PhD, assistant dean for learning and instruction at Cornell’s veterinary college. “The scholarships provide invaluable financial assistance to our students and encouragement to pursue opportunities that might otherwise be out of reach. We are very grateful to the foundation for their support.”

Designed to assist students of promise to prepare for careers in equine medicine and surgery, the scholarships help the foundation realize its mission to support and promote equine education and research.

“The scholarship program is one of our most rewarding initiatives,” said James Orsini, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, associate professor of surgery and director of the Laminitis Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. “Offering scholarships to Cornell students assures us that the recipients are the best trained and prepared for equine primary care or postgraduate training upon graduation. With a strong foundation in equine medicine, Cornell’s students graduate with a financial head start that allows them to direct their focus and passion on their careers that benefit horses. The scholarship program is key to our mission. Our goal is to support as many worthy students as possible in veterinary medicine across the United States, and our expectation is to do more

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