• Jessica Zeiger, DVM

2020 Student History Essay Contest Winners

Essay Contest Chair Dr. Jessica Zeiger is pleased to announce winners of the 2020 Smithcors Student Veterinary History Essay Contest.

First place

The Un-BEE-lievable History of Beekeeping.

Anastasiya Missan, '22 Atlantic Veterinary College

Second place

For the Love of Bastet: A History of Cats in Ancient Egypt.

Anna Adams, '21 Purdue University

Third place

Looking Across Species: How one veterinarian revolutionized the field of public health and made government agencies eat crow.

Polly Weldon, '22 University of Florida

Fourth place

A Strange Bellwether: The Mysterious Incident of 6000 Sheep in the Desert.

Jennifer Fan, ’21 Cornell University

Congratulations to our winners and all veterinary students who submitted historical essays to the contest this year!!


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