Providing scholarship support for our students is important. The Briarwood Animal Hospital recently established the Briarwood Animal Hospital- Campbell G. Dale Memorial Scholarship to help provide support to a 3rd or 4th year student, preferably a Mississippi resident who is excelling in the DVM program.The scholarship is in memory of Campbell Grady Dale, the son of Dr. David and Jill Dale, and the grandson of Dr. Leon Dale. David is a member of the MSU-CVM Class of 2004. He practices at Briarwood Animal Hospital in Jackson, MS and their second clinic, Millcreek Animal Clinic in Brandon, MS. Dr. Leon Dale finished his undergraduate degree at MSU and his DVM at Auburn University. He has practiced veterinary medicine for over 40 years.
In 2014, at the age of 4 ½, Campbell was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcom, a rare cancer of the soft tissue. After 18 months of intense chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery, the cancer continued to grow. Campbell’s last days were filled with amazing experiences including being honored as a MSU Bulldog for the day, and he enjoyed going to Disney World with the Make a Wish Organization of Mississippi. Campbell was brave and happy, and his life will forever be honored through the Briarwood Animal Hospital- Campbell G. Dale Memorial Scholarship.