Emily comes from America’s Dairyland, Wisconsin, where she grew up on a small dairy farm and discovered her love for taking care of animals. Emily is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and will graduate in December 2017 with a Bachelor Degree in Animal Science with an Emphasis in Pre-Vet Science and a minor in Biology.
While at Platteville, Emily has been involved with the Pre-Vet Club, The National Residence Hall Honorary, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, and Coro D’ Angeli Women’s Choir, and has spent 3 years on the Executive Board planning her campus Dance Marathon to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network, while working in the Department of Residence Life as a Resident Assistant on campus.
Emily attended Loop Abroad’s College Veterinary Service in Thailand in the summer of 2015 where she adopted her dog, Zahara, from Elephant Nature Park. In her free time, Emily spends her time at a local vet clinic to gain Veterinary medicine experience, sings and plays guitar, spends time with her family, friends, and her Horse Corona and dog Zahara. Emily loves traveling and crossing things off her Bucket List. She has been to 8 different countries and 17 different states.
Emily is a member of the Wisconsin Shorthorn Association where she has spent a lot of time in the livestock industry through her many years of 4-H and FFA working with her beef cattle and sheep. This has inspired to her passion for studying Animal Science and Large Animal Medicine. She hopes to attend vet school in the fall of 2018 as an aspiring large animal veterinarian.