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Department of Animal Sciences


Animal Welfare Judging Success

Congratulations to our Animal Welfare Judging Team that, collectively, was awarded one-fourth of the total Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest (AWJAC) awards this past week where 20 years of competition was celebrated. Coached by Drs. Jessica Pempek and Benjamin Wenner, the undergraduates Brietta Latham placed 2nd (senior division) and Maddie Pinkerton placed 5th (junior division). Madeline Winans and Shannon Kelly placed 1st and 2nd, respectively, in the graduate student division. Julia Rose, 2019 Animal Sciences graduate, placed 2nd in the veterinary student division and was coached by Department of Animal Sciences alumna, Dr. Kate Creutzinger. A complete list of the awards can be found here: .