Claire grew up in central Missouri on a cattle farm. She was a 4-H and FFA member and loved showing cattle at the county fair and Missouri State Fair.
Claire is a Park Scholar and Food Animal Scholar at NC State, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science in December 2019. She will start at NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine in August.
Claire has worked with both small animal veterinarians and large animal veterinarians and has found both experiences to be educational and enjoyable. She is passionate about saving and serving animals, protecting the sustainability of resources, and promoting the importance of agriculture.
In her free time, Claire enjoys playing with her dogs, hiking, and taking trips to the beach.