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2011 Keith Scholarship Recipients

Author: Alpha Zeta/Tuesday, August 16, 2011/Categories: National Office News

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Alpha Zeta recently honored two Montana members with the Keith Scholarship. The two $6,000 scholarships are awarded annually, one to an undergraduate and one to a Pre-Vet or Vet student. This year's scholarship recipients were Rob Newton and Megan Lynch


Megan Lynch (Montana, '08)
Megan is a senior at Montana State University majoring in Animal Science-science option.

Megan was born and raised in Kalispell, Montana. Growing up she was active with school, local and state 4H, and FFA. In 2008 she graduated from Flathead High School and moved to Bozeman, MT to continue her education.

While at Montana State University, Megan has been working towards fulfilling the requirements to apply for veterinary school and graduate with an animal science degree. She has also been active in several of the campus clubs and gained experience by working at a local veterinary clinic.

After graduating from MSU in May 2012 Megan plans to attend veterinary school and eventually return to practice mixed animal veterinary medicine in rural Montana.

Rob Newton (Montana, '09)

This fall Rob will begin his senior year studying Agriculture Education. He plans on student teaching in the spring semester and upon graduation, hopes to find a teaching job close to home.

During his spare time, Rob runs a small farm where he raises 125 acres of irrigated wheat and alfalfa hay. He has been involved in Alpha Zeta, CFFA, and Agriculture Ambassadors during his college career. Rob says these organizations have helped him network and grow while attending college.

He is incredibly grateful for the Alpha Zeta Scholarship and knows it will aid him in achieving his academic goals.


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