Awards Presented to CVM Graduating Seniors

May 15, 2023

The College of Veterinary Medicine has presented awards and scholarships to the DVM graduating class of 2023.

The awards were presented Friday, May 12, at a ceremony co-sponsored by the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association.

Recipients included:

  • American Association of Feline Practitioners Outstanding Senior Award - Kyle Krellwitz
  • American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology Award - Mackenzie Roy
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Certificate of Clinical Excellence - Siyu Xiao, Allison Mosichuk, Nichole Perez-Nieves
  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists Outstanding Achievement, Proficiency and Interest in Veterinary Pathology Award - Erica Moscoso
  • American College of Veterinary Radiology Senior Award - Devon Lockman
  • AAVD Dermatology Senior Veterinary Student Award -Lauren Pipitone
  • Award for Clinical Proficiency in Surgery - Abbigail Christensen (Large Animal), Micah Esala (Small Animal)
  • G.G. Graham Prize (Large Animal) - Kara Valasek
  • G.G. Graham Prize (Small Animal) - Jared McGinley
  • Margaret A. Haines Scholarship in Equine Medicine and Surgery - Hannah Evans
  • IVMA Foundation Sustaining Involvement with the IVMA Scholarship - Brittany Berg, Natasha Bettin, Katherine Brezina, Maia Farber, Melissa Garcia Rodriguez, Victoria Hegstrom, Colin Marburger, Riley Schmieder, McKayla White
  • IVMA Bovine Preconditioning Program Scholarship - Jeannett Clampitt, Cassandra Clark, Jessica Meseck, Kyle O'Neill, Tyrel Peters, Monty Roberts
  • Bob Rosenthall Senior Student Award for Proficiency in Clinical Oncology - Audrey Hart
  • Society for Theriogenology Proficiency in Theriogenology Award - Claudia Swanger
  • Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association "Gentle Doctor" Award - Caitlin Knutson
  • American Animal Hospital Association Award for Proficiency in Primary Care - Kaylee Endres
  • Dechra Excellence in Dermatology - Miriam Reed
  • Dechra Excellence in Small Animal Internal Medicine - Amanda Pariso
  • Dechra Excellence in Equine Sports Medicine - Isaac Coohey
  • ISU Excellence in Swine Research Award - Trevor Arunsiripate
  • ISU Excellence in Swine Practice Award - Kristofer Kovach
  • Dr. Dominic Gentile Virtuous Veterinarian Award - Kelly Hubbard