Veterinary Outreach Chapters
Hi everyone! My name is Allie and I am a third year biomedical engineering student at Georgia Institute of Technology. Following graduation, I hope to attend veterinary school and I cannot wait to pair my passions for travel, animals, and service through VAW!
Hey everyone! My name is Amelie Signorel and I’m a sophomore at Mississippi State University! I am studying biological sciences with a pre-vet concentration. I went on Mississippi State’s first VAW veterinary outreach trip last year and I am so excited to be leading the team this year!
I absolutely adore animals and can’t wait to continue my journey towards vet school!!
Hey Guys! My name is Ashley Johnson and I am a freshman at Cornell University. I am currently an Animal Science major on the pre-veterinary track. I have interned and worked with companion animal veterinarians, but look to expand my horizons. I am interested in becoming a large animal veterinarian, but secretly dogs and cats will always have my heart!
I hope to stay in chilly Ithaca for the next 7 years to attend Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. I enjoy giving back to my community in anyway possible, but especially enjoy service when it involves something I love. I cannot wait for this journey and to begin the Volunteers Around the World Veterinary Outreach chapter on Cornell’s campus!
Hello everyone my name is Ashley Ring, and I am a Junior studying Animal Sciences with a Pre-Veterinary concentration and a minor in entomology at Purdue University! I was born and raised in Indianapolis, IN in the U.S. I have 1 younger brother and and a baby foster sister because my biological parents are foster parents!
My dream job is to be a veterinarian for the United States Army, and hopefully someday after retiring from the service I would like to own my own mobile low-cost animal clinic. I am so excited to be a part of volunteers around the world because I am a very service driven person. I think that this position of team leader for VAW will be such an amazing opportunity for service, leadership and learning and I can’t wait to get started!
Hello everyone, my name is Brianna and I am a senior Biomedical Science major at Texas A&M University. I have spent most of my high school and college years working and volunteering with small and exotic animals. After graduation, I hope to attend vet school in the fall and eventually become a mixed practice veterinarian that works primarily with exotic animals.
Hey everyone! I’m Chloe Bellerive, a junior at University of Kentucky majoring in Equine Science and Management on the Pre-Veterinary track and minoring in Animal Science. I am super excited to start a VAW Veterinary Outreach Chapter on UK’s campus this year. After graduating from UK, I plan to attend Veterinary School to obtain my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine to become an Equine Surgeon.
I am currently an animal science major, in my junior year, at Washington State University. I plan on going to veterinarian school after I graduate with my bachelors and want to work with both large and small animals. I’ve had numerous animals my entire life and they have always been my passion. I work as a veterinarian assistant at a pet hospital.
Hello everyone, I am a sophomore at the University of Florida. I am an Animal Biology major on the Pre-Veterinary track with a minor in Business. I am beyond excited to start a VAW chapter at UF. This a great opportunity to help me and my fellow gators on the road to vet school!
I’m Emily, a sophomore at the University of Arizona. I am very excited to be the first team leader at U of A, and can’t wait to see it grow. One of my biggest passions is traveling around the world and experiencing new cultures. After undergrad I hope to attend veterinary school, and to one day open up a non-profit dedicated to improving animal & human health worldwide.
In my free time I compete in rodeo and work at Rillito Racetrack as a horse exerciser. On my breaks I volunteer at various animal shelters and veterinary clinics.
Hi everyone! My name is Kathleen Yang and I am currently a junior majoring in Integrative Biology while minoring in Animal Sciences. I plan to, hopefully, attend veterinary school after I earn my bachelor of science. I am excited to be the first veterinary team leader at UIUC and look forward to seeing the chapter grow over the remaining two years I have here.
I believe that this program will truly make a difference in the lives of animals and people here on campus and abroad in Peru.
Hi! My name is Katie Reilly and I am a sophomore at Villanova University. I’m majoring in Biology and minoring in Spanish. I am excited to start a VAW Veterinary Outreach Chapter at Villanova and I can’t wait to see how the program grows in the future!
Hello everyone, my name is Lauren Banales. I am the Team Leader at Cal Poly Pomona where I am a third year studying Animal Science, Pre-Vet plan. I want to travel the world and educate people about animal health. I plan to attend Vet School after my time at Cal Poly Pomona.
I want to open my own small animal clinic and eventually join the peace -corp veterinarian team. I am excited to bring VAW to my fellow pre-vetters in Pomona.
Hi there! My name is Madi Purdy-Hein, I am a Microbiology major at Brigham Young University. Growing up in Iowa City, around plenty of farms, I developed my love for animals. I have enjoyed every opportunity to work with animals since then.
I intend on going to veterinarian school and I hope to work with rescued exotic animals once I have my degree. I am excited to establish a Veterinarian Branch of VAW. There is a lot of great work that needs to be done, a Pre-Vet VAW branch will make a huge difference.
Hi my name is Marilyn Moyer and I am a junior at the University of Findlay. I am an animal science major with a focus on pre-veterinary medicine. After vet school, my plan is to become a board certified veterinary surgeon. I went on the Peru VAW trip summer of 2019 with Washington State and am excited to bring VAW to my own university!
Hey everyone! My name is Marina Timmerman and I am senior at Cornell University studying animal science. I currently work in a small animal veterinary clinic and am hoping through VAW I can gain experience with animals I’ve never worked with before.
I am really interested in alternative medicine and hope to do something within this industry when I gradate. I am super excited to learn valuable knowledge that I can carry with me and apply it to what I end up doing after I graduate!
Hi! My name is Nicole DeRogatis and I’m a sophomore at Villanova University. I’m pursuing a Biology major and an Italian minor and I plan on going to veterinary school following graduation.
Hi Everyone! My name is Nikki Everhart and I am currently attending Tarleton State University for my Bachelors of Animal Science in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. I already have an associates of Science in Equine Science and am planning on continuing my education to get my doctorates after I graduate. Animals have always been my passion and I am excited for this new journey with Volunteers Around the World Veterinary Outreach.
Hello, My name is Sydney Sweet and I am a second year at The Ohio State University. I am an animal science major with a specialization in biological sciences, and I am a hunter-jumper horse rider in my free time. I hope to attend vet school when I am done with undergrad. I would love to work with large production animals such as cattle, pigs and sheep.