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Former Barbour student graduates from College of Veterinary Medicine

May 30, 2012
The Inter-Mountain

Amanda Lorraine Haddix received her doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine on May 5 in Athens, Ga.

Haddix graduated cum laude, and will practice small animal medicine at Appalachian Animal Hospital in Elkins.

While enrolled in veterinary college, Haddix was a member of the student chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Shelter Medicine Club and the Behavior Club. She also was a recipient of the Davis & Michael Veterinary Scholarship.

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Haddix is a 2004 graduate of Philip Barbour High School in Philippi and a 2008 graduate of West Virginia University, from which she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in animal science.

She is the daughter of Bart and Lorraine Haddix of Philippi.

The UGA College of Veterinary Medicine, founded in 1946, is dedicated to training future veterinarians, to conducting research related to animal and human diseases and to providing veterinary services for animals and their owners. Research efforts are aimed at enhancing the quality of life for animals and people, improving the productivity of poultry and livestock, and preserving a healthy interface between wildlife and people in the environment they share. The college enrolls 102 students each fall out of more than 600 who apply.

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