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Work experience

Sep 2011Present

Kennel Attendant

Bowman Animal Hospital

I feed, walk, and groom dogs and cats.  This includes administering medications when needed.  I help in general maintenance of the hospital, checking dogs in and out,  and providing email updates to owners.  I also assist the veterinary technicians when needed.

Aug 2008Aug 2011

Barn Supervisor

TouchStone Acres

I managed the barn after working there since I was thirteen.  My duties included training, feeding, supervising the health of all equine residents, and general organization and cleaning of the barns and tackroom. 

Jun 2011Aug 2011

Volunteer

Briggs Animal Adoption Center

I made sure the dogs and cats got enough attention and love!  I also exercised, groomed, and bathed dogs when needed.

Dec 2010Mar 2011

Veterinarian Assistant/Observer

Valley Equine Associates

I shadowed Dr. Maurice Casey on his calls whenever I had time off of school, assisting him when necessary.  The majority of the calls consisted of horses on the racetrack in Charlestown.

Aug 2005Aug 2008

Groom

Matilda Bay Farm

cleaned stalls, exercised horses, general cleaning(sweeping, dusting, etc.)

Dec 2005Aug 2008

Groom

Touchstone Acres

Fed horses and helped in maintenance of the barn.

Education

Aug 2011Present

Bachelors of Science

North Carolina State University
Aug 2010May 2011

Biology

Shepherd University
Aug 2008May 2010

Classical Conversations College Preparatory Course

Classical Conversations is an outlet for home schooled students to be held accountable by a certified CC Tutor.  Once a week students meet and go over material from the previous and upcoming week.  Students participate in debates and are responsible for presenting various projects throughout the year.

References

Maurice Casey

Susie Schramm

former employer.

Glenn Boyce

Anne Turner

Anne Turner was my tutor for my Junior year in high school.

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Interest

horse-back riding, racquet-ball, veterinary science, animals, exotic and wild animals

Awards

1. Shepherd University Fall Semester Dean's List  (Richard Helldobler, Ph.D, Vice President for Academic Affairs) Aug 2010 - Dec 2010