Alaina Bryce Halter intends to pursue a pre-med major with a long-term goal of becoming a pediatric oncologist. The Brighton, NJ student offered this advice: “Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in and it will come naturally. Thank you so much, NSBA Foundation!”
Rhodesdale, MD youth Mark Mowbray, who also serves as the NSBA youth association secretary, plans to become an equine veterinarian, majoring in pre-veterinary and equine science. “I would like to thank NSBA and the NSBA Foundation,” he said. “I am honored to be a recipient of this scholarship.”
Ingrid Lecot, of Costa Mesa, CA, also plans a career in the horse industry as an equine attorney, majoring in business administration. “I am really grateful for the support through this scholarship,” she said. “It will help me with college expenses as I am attending Baylor University where I will be majoring in business administration and riding on their NCAA equestrian team.”
Two NSBA youth members are receiving the NSBA Foundation David McCarroll Memorial Scholarships. Victoria Johnson, of Olympia, WA, plans to follow in the late Dr. McCarroll’s footsteps by becoming an equine veterinarian. “I am so excited and honored to have been chosen to receive the David McCarroll Memorial Scholarship,” she said. “I am very thankful for the support provided by NSBA. I will be riding for the SDSU equestrian team in the fall and I am very proud to represent the NSBA in the National College Equestrian Association.
The second NSBA Foundation David McCarroll Memorial Scholarship was presented to Cody Parrish of Pavo, GA. Parrish, who is also seving as the NSBA youth association president-elect, is majoring in business with a finance minor, with a long-term goal to become a professional horseman. “I feel very honored to be awarded the David McCarroll Memorial Scholarship,” he said. “Dr. McCarroll was truly a great man and veterinarian. He made a difference in the horse industry and he is deeply missed. I am so thankful to be given this special scholarship.”
NSBA congratulates this outstanding group of young horsemen and women. It looks like our future is in good hands!