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Don Kerr Veterinary Student Award presented by the Australian Veterinary Association

The Don Kerr Veterinary Student Award commemorates the work of the late Don Kerr who passed away in November 1992 while serving as President of the Australian Veterinary Association. Don was an enthusiastic cattle practitioner and dedicated educator of veterinary undergraduates. The Award is conferred on one final year veterinary student from one of the veterinary schools in Australia for academic achievement and exceptional commitment to cattle medicine.

To be considered for nomination by the school, students must submit an essay of no more than 700 words outlining the student's achievements as they relate to:

  • Academic performance at the University of Adelaide, as a veterinary undergraduate student generally, and in cattle medicine in particular.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cattle medicine in terms of involvement with student groups focused on cattle medicine and related interests.
  • Other contributions that demonstrate an interest in and commitment to the cattle industry.

The Award consists of:

  • Three-year  membership to the AVA including National and Divisional membership
  • Three-year membership to the Australian Cattle Veterinarians
  • Cheque to the value of $250 for purchase of books
  • Complimentary conference registration for the day of the award presentation

Past Winners

2014 Sophie Mills 2015 Benjamin Linn
School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences

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