Wood Awarded American Association of Equine Practitioners Scholarship

Courtney Wood

Lincoln Memorial University-Richard A. Gillespie College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) student Courtney Wood, Class of 2023, has received the Oakwood Foundation/Foundation of the Horse Scholarship from the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP).


"The financial assistance The Oakwood Foundation and The Foundation of the Horse have provided will be a great help to me in paying for educational expenses and will allow me to concentrate more on my studies,” Wood said. “I am extremely thankful for their generosity and support. As a future veterinarian and fellow equine enthusiast, I aim to continue to work very hard and provide future mentorship to veterinary students as they navigate and flourish in their early careers."


The AAEP offers multiple scholarships each year to either second or third-year students. The Oakwood Foundation and The Foundation of the Horse collectively award this scholarship to students based on academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to equine veterinary medicine.


Wood is an LMU-CVM Student Government Association financial liaison, Diagnostic Imaging and Veterinary Anatomy Club co-president, SCAAEP member, Equine Medicine & Surgery II course liaison, Intro to Diagnostic Imaging tutor, LMU-CVM Student Mentor, LMU-VBMS Student Mentor.


Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The LMU-Richard A. Gillespie College of Veterinary Medicine is located on LMU’s main campus in Harrogate, Tennessee, with additional academic facilities in nearby Lee County, Virginia. LMU-CVM is an integral part of the University’s medical programs and provides real-world, community-based education in a collaborative learning environment. For more information about LMU-CVM, call 1.800.325.0900, ext. 7150 or visit us online at vetmed.LMUnet.edu.


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