Tuesday, May 1, 2012

MSU’s First Veterinary Technologists to Graduate

Back Row: Lindsey Turbyfill Smith, Cyndi Harvey, Andi Hannigan, David Eldridge, Tina Bloxsom, Chelsea Egbert, Kerry Centini.  Front Row: Michela Koppens, Kayla Jaynes, Paige Simpson, Abril Bernal
Photo by Tom Thompson
By Keri Collins Lewis 
MSU Ag Communications 

MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine honored its first graduating class in the four-year veterinary medical technology degree program with a special pinning ceremony April 27. Dr. Allison Gardner, clinical instructor in CVM’s veterinary medical technology program, said veterinary technologists make important contributions in the field of animal care. “Veterinary technologists are a critical component of the animal health care team,” Gardner said. “A trained veterinary technologist can perform diagnostic tests such as radiographs, run lab work and conduct examinations to check for parasites. more...