Tanque Verde senior takes 1st place in veterinary competition

2013-11-12T15:20:00Z Tanque Verde senior takes 1st place in veterinary competitionAlexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

A Tanque Verde High School senior took first place in a national veterinary science competition. 

Meghan Marner, a JTED @ Tanque Verde Veterinary Assistant student, beat out nearly 200 others to win a $1,000 scholarship at the National FFA Veterinary Science Career Development Event, held  in Louisville, Ky.

The National Veterinary Science CDE challenges students to apply classroom knowledge to real-life situations. 

Marner's classmate, Miriam Solinsky, placed 13th in the same individual competition. The JTED FFA Veterinary Science team — including Sarah Knight, Kayla Garard, Marner and Solinsky — competed against 43 other teams to take home a sixth-place finish.

Contact reporter Alexis Huicochea at ahuicochea@azstarnet.com or 573-4175. On Twitter @AlexisHuicochea​

Copyright 2015 Arizona Daily Star. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

About this blog

Ed Notes includes stories and related items from all Tucson-area school districts written by Arizona Daily Star reporter Alexis Huicochea.

Have an education-related topic you would like to see on the blog or suggestions? Email Alexis Huicochea at alexis@tucson.com

Featured businesses

View more...

Deals, offers & events

View more...