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SUCCESS STORY: Distance learning pays off for vet nurse student Sarah

Monday 3 Aug 2020

A long distance learner is preparing to further her career after being recognised for the quality of her work in Myerscough College’s annual student awards.

Sarah Etherington

Sarah Etherington – who works at White Cross Vets in Coulby Newham, near Middlesbrough – has been named Myerscough College’s Nursing Assistant Student of the Year.

Sarah said: “I’ve always been a pet lover and had a long ambition to become a registered veterinary nurse. Working at White Cross Vets for the past three years, while completing my training, has given me a real taste of what the role involves, as well as the huge variety of work, and it’s made me even more passionate about it.

“Winning this award is very special, and I’m excited to move on to the next and final part of my qualification.”

Chief executive and Principal, Alison Robinson, said: “This is an outstanding achievement, and shows great self-discipline and determination to succeed.

“Sarah demonstrated a high level of commitment to her coursework, which was completed to a very good standard. I would like to congratulate Sarah and wish her every success in the future.”

Rob Reid, clinic director at White Cross Vets in Coulby Newham, said: “Sarah is very hardworking and has done extremely well to complete this course so quickly and to such a high standard. There’s no doubt she will make a fantastic registered veterinary nurse.”

by Dave Salmon