UNH Student From Derry Awarded
Veterinary School Scholarship From Lakes Region Kennel Club
Contact: Sharon Keeler
UNH Media Relations
August 27, 2003
DURHAM, N.H. -- University of New Hampshire student Cheryl Donnell
was recently awarded the Lakes Region Kennel Club Scholarship for
Donnell, of Derry, received the $2,000 scholarship recently at the
club’s annual awards dinner.
She recently graduated summa cum laude from UNH in May 2003 with
University Honors in animal and nutritional sciences. Donnell was
enrolled in the university’s preveterinary medicine option
and earned a minor in microbiology.
As one of 15 UNH graduates admitted to colleges of veterinary medicine
in 2003, Donnell will continue her professional studies at The Ohio
State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
A graduate of Pinkerton Academy, Donnell studied at UNH as a full-tuition
Granite State Scholar. She was active in many university organizations
and extracurricular activities and volunteered for several community
humanitarian organizations. Her experience in the veterinary field
includes employment as a veterinary technician at the Windham Animal
Hospital and a summer internship at the Currumbam Wildlife Sanctuary
The LRKC Scholarship Award is given in memory of its founder, Doris
M. Phillips from New London, to a New Hampshire student who graduates
from UNH and plans to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. The
scholarships have provided generous financial support for 27 New
Hampshire residents since the award in 1971.
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