Vet Science Skillathon

Date: May 4, 2018

Location: Lone Star College – Montgomery Campus
3200 College Park Drive
Conroe, TX 77384-4500

Campus Maps

Entry/Registration Deadline: April 4, 2018

Entry Fee: $15.00

Description:
The Veterinary Science Skillathon is a competitive event designed to test the knowledge and skills that a 4-H member can gain through his or her involvement in a Veterinary Science project. There are several components to the contest. The Written Exam is to test the participant’s subject matter knowledge. The Identification (ID) Exam will include Veterinary Instruments, Breeds (cattle, horses, sheep, goats, swine, dogs, and cats), Parasites, and Internal Organs. Finally, the Communication portion of the contest helps to develop research and public speaking skills.

Objective:

  1. Utilize career-oriented resource material and supplements that provide lessons, questions, and activities.
  2. Develop the interest, knowledge, skills, and experiences of youth in veterinary science for a career in veterinary medicine (veterinary assistant, veterinary technician or veterinarian), human medicine (paraprofessional or physician), or allied health fields (diagnostics, therapeutics).
  3. Prepare youth in workforce development, prepare youth to pursue an associate degree college program, and prepare youth to pursue a professional degree college program.

Schedule: Tentative
Meet in Room 118 at 1:00 pm

Rules and Guidelines (PDF)

 District 9 4-H Skill-a-Thon Committee:
Dr. Joe Mask, Chairman
Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist
Youth Veterinary Science
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
979.845.4353
joe.mask@ag.tamu.edu 

Support Team:
Hanna Eiland
Stacie Villarreal
Courtney White

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