Schmidt (’20) Receives Prestigious Scholarship
After graduating from University of Jamestown in 2020 with a biology degree, Paige Schmidt went on to veterinary school at Kansas State University. Now in her third year, Schmidt is one of nine students selected nationally for the prestigious Harold E. Amstutz Scholarship.
According to a press release published on K-State Today:
“Schmidt received a one-time $10,500 scholarship from the American Association of Bovine Practitioners. She is working concurrently on a master’s degree in veterinary biomedical sciences and is the president of the K-State student chapter of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
Schmidt grew up on a fourth-generation cow-calf/backgrounding operation in North Dakota and plans to enter rural private practice to consult and do research at the cow-calf and feedlot level along with traditional bovine medicine.
In 2022, a total of $249,500 in scholarships were awarded by the association to its student members. The scholarship enables recipients to pursue their careers in bovine medicine further. The scholarship recipients were acknowledged at the association’s 55th annual conference Sept. 22-24 in Long Beach, California. The American Association of Bovine Practitioners Foundation received a total of 177 scholarship applications and awarded 43 scholarships.”
Above: Paige Schmidt is acknowledged after receiving the Amstutz Scholarship. Photo by Dr. Leslie Weaver, KSU.