Career and Technical Education Center

Former Student Named National Finalist for Veterinary Science Award

Aug 27, 2014

Caylie McCullochA 2014 graduate of Frisco ISD’s Centennial High School is one of only four people nationwide chosen to compete for the National FFA Proficiency Award in Veterinary Science – Entrepreneurship/Placement. 

Caylie McCulloch was selected as a national finalist after winning the Texas State FFA Competition earlier this year and will advance to the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo scheduled October 29 - November 1 in Louisville, Kentucky.

She was a member of the Centennial FFA Chapter and studied veterinary science at the Frisco ISD Career and Technical Education Center.

The Veterinary Science – Entrepreneurship/Placement award is one of 49 proficiency program areas FFA members can participate in to develop valuable experience and leadership skills at the local, state and national levels.

The proficiency awards recognize outstanding student achievement in agribusiness gained through establishment of a new business, working for an existing company or otherwise gaining hands-on career experience.

The award is sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association, as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.

McCulloch received a plaque and $500 for being named a finalist. The national winner will receive an additional $500 during a special ceremony at the national convention.