Wednesday, May 3, 2017

For MSU’s graduating Schraeder sisters, veterinary medicine is all in the family

Petal natives Sarah and Kate Schraeder, pictured with their three dogs on Mississippi State University’s Drill Field, will graduate from MSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine on Friday [May 5]. (Photo by Beth Wynn)

Contact: James Carskadon

STARKVILLE, Miss.—In 2013, the Schraeder sisters in Petal anxiously awaited acceptance letters to Mississippi State’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Both Kate and Sarah Schraeder had applied with hopes of being in the university’s CVM Class of 2017. Eventually, good news came the Schraeders’ way.
“I don’t think my parents have ever been happier than when we got in at the same time,” Sarah Schraeder said. “Kate and I were nervous one of us would get in but the other wouldn’t, but our parents were terrified. They cried when we got in, and I don’t know what they’ll do when we graduate.”  Read More...