A lifetime friendship inspires College of Veterinary Medicine scholarship

As a child in Woodburn, Oregon, Lanny Skovborg (’67 DVM) took long walks with his mother down the country roads of this rural community. Along the way, they would stop to watch the cows and horses grazing in the fields. “These are my earliest childhood memories, and this is when I decided to become a […]

Dr. Thomas Montgomery

Born and raised in Havre, Montana, Tom graduated from Havre High School in 1972. In the early 1970s, he developed lymphosarcoma of the colon. In addition to removing the cancerous tumor, a splenectomy was done. In August 1974, Tom married Lynn Engleson, his friend and classmate from Havre. Tom graduated magna cum laude from Whitman […]

Dr. R. Keith Farrell Memorial Funds

R. Keith Farrell is remembered for his enthusiasm for veterinary medicine and his contagious personal energy. He believed, “If something isn’t fun, it’s not worth doing.” The people he met, worked with, and taught, made his teaching and research a continual joy. Farrell particularly enjoyed his contacts with students through his teaching, and with fellow […]

Bill Johnson’s Annual Ride for Animals

The idea for the ride began when Johnson’s Golden retriever “Sonny” was lost to canine lymphoma in 2006. The route retraces his friend’s last days when the two would travel back and forth to WSU for cancer treatments. The Sonny Angel, Cody Jo, and Annie Marie’s Gift of Hope Endowment was established by Johnson in memory […]

The Charles C. Mellinger III Endowed Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine

After Charles finished his freshman year at WSU in pre-veterinary medicine he went home for the summer and was looking forward to returning in the fall. But the night before returning to Pullman, the car Charles and his roommate were driving was struck by another car. Charles’ roommate was killed in the accident and Charles […]