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Congratulations, Fall 2006 Michelle Fuerniss Scholarship Winner, Lindsey Justyn!

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The Michell Fuerniss Scholarship Fund has been established to benefit one commendable KEMI intern each session.  The scholarship fund was created to honor the memory of Michelle Fuerniss, a young Central Kentucky woman who was devoted to the Thoroughbred industry.  Lindsey Justyn was selected to receive the award as recognition of her work ethic, community involvement, and her dedication to the care of horses.  Congratulations, Lindsey!

KEMI announces Fall 2006 interns

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The Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) is pleased to welcome 14 interns for the Fall of 2006 session:

Rachel Bissonette – Ohio State ATI

Joni Bowling – Sierra College

Christina Chigbrow – University of Idaho

Claire Harrison – Oxford Brooks, England

Lindsey Justyn – Sierra College

Dara Neal – Virginia Tech

Tae Won Park – South Korea

Ashley Pinney – Texas A&M University

Alex Raisor – University of Georgia

Katie Tolbert – Clemson University

Alisa Tringale – University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Welcome interns!

Spring 2006 KEMI Graduates

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Congratulations to our Spring of 2006 Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) graduates!

Rachel Bissonette – Ohio State ATI – Shawnee Farm

Jordan Blair – Mississippi State University – Pin Oak Stud

Emily Breck – University of Connecticut – Dell Ridge Farm

Meredith Cathey – North Carolina State University – Trackside Farm

Rachael Cooper – Shasta College – Cobra Farm

Heather Dull – Auburn University – Ashford Stud

Heather Dunaway – Bluegrass Community and Technical College – Shadwell Farm

Lauren Evans – University of Vermont – Lane’s End/Oak Tree Division

Brittany Gamler – Virginia Tech – WinStar Farm

Trisha Hamblin – Kansas State University – Shadwell Farm

Anika Hansen – Utah State University – Overbrook Farm

Shelsea Johnson – College of Southern Idaho – Milestone Farm

Michael Karcher – Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo – Three Chimneys Farm

Natalie Landen – University of Rhode Island – Lane’s End/Oak Tree Division

Kimberly Ryan – Delaware Valley College – Cobra Farm

Abigail Schmidt – Michigan State University – Shawnee Farm

Liz Sharpe – Washington State University – Dell Ridge Farm

Kristen Swiatek – Michigan State University – Trackside Farm

Shannon Touroo – Michigan State University – Pin Oak Stud

Nicole Trout – Iowa State University – Chesapeake Farm

Best of luck to our Spring of 2006 graduates!

Congratulations, Spring 2006 KTFMC award winner, Rachel Bissonette!

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The Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers Club (KTFMC) will be awarding one Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) intern a Management Award each semester.  This award will include a cash prize as well as an opportunity to shadow an industry professional of the intern’s choosing during the week immediately after their internship.  Rachel Bissonette was recently announced as the first KTFMC Management Award winner.  Congratulations, Rachel!

Congratulations, Spring 2006 Michelle Fuerniss Scholarship Winners, Brittany Gamler and Kristen Swiatek!

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The Michell Fuerniss Scholarship Fund has been established to benefit commendable KEMI interns each session.  The scholarship fund was created to honor the memory of Michelle Fuerniss, a young Central Kentucky woman who was devoted to the Thoroughbred industry.  This year Brittany Gamler and Kristen Swiatek were selected to receive the award as recognition for their work ethic, community involvement, and their dedication to the care of horses.  Congratulations, Brittany and Kristen!

KEMI announces Spring 2006 interns

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The Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) is pleased to welcome 24 interns for the Spring of 2006 session:

Emily Baughman – University of Maryland, Frostburg

Rachel Bissonette – Ohio State ATI

Jordan Blair – Mississippi State University

Emily Breck – University of Connecticut

Meredith Cathey – North Carolina State University

Rachael Cooper – Shasta College

Heather Dull – Auburn University

Heather Dunaway – Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Lauren Evans – University of Vermont

Brittany Gamler – Virginia Tech

Trisha Hamblin – Kansas State University

Anika Hansen – Utah State University

Shelsea Johnson – College of Southern Idaho

Michael Karcher – Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Natalie Landen – University of Rhode Island

Kimberly Ryan – Delaware Valley College

Abigail Schmidt – Michigan State University

Liz Sharpe – Washington State University

Kristen Swiatek – Michigan State University

Shannon Touroo – Michigan State University

Nicole Trout – Iowa State University

Welcome interns!

Fall 2005 KEMI Graduates

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Congratulations to our Fall of 2005 Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) graduates!

Andrew Bane – Columbia State Community College – Margaux Farm

Kelly Clark – Utah State University – Crestwood Farm

Andrea Crowley – Michigan State University – Juddmonte Farms

Neel Ford – University of Kentucky – Three Chimneys Farm

Myra Haberneck – North Carolina State Universtiy – Shawnee Farm

James Hayes – University of Kentucky – Chesapeake Farm

Lisa Marie Jess – Michigan State University – Lane’s End/Oak Tree Division

Carrie Klooster – University of California, Davis – Lane’s End/Oak Tree Division

Charmion Lee – Texas A&M University – Trackside Farm

Charlotte McLaren – Michigan State University – Trackside Farm

Natalie Phillips – University of St. Andrews, Scottland – Shawnee Farm

Erin Priest – Colorado State University – Pin Oak Stud

Katie Roche – California State University, Chico – Juddmonte Farms

Best of luck to our Fall of 2005 graduates!

Congratulations, Fall 2005 Michelle Fuerniss Scholarship Winner, Charmion Lee!

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The Michell Fuerniss Scholarship Fund has been established to benefit one commendable KEMI intern each session.  The scholarship fund was created to honor the memory of Michelle Fuerniss, a young Central Kentucky woman who was devoted to the Thoroughbred industry.  Charmion Lee has been selected to be winner of this session’s Michelle Fuerniss Scholarship.  She was selected to receive the award as recognition of her work ethic, community involvement, and her dedication to the care of horses.  Congratulations, Charmion Lee!