Surry Community College students studying in the new Applied Animal Science Technology program took a recent field trip to Grassy Creek Farms with James Quick, Lead Instructor. The farm is located in Pinnacle and is owned by Amy Pace, an occupational therapist.
Pace works with special needs kids and offers riding lessons. The students learned about proper grooming and care for horses, common illnesses for horses, and different riding styles.
SCC student participants included: Henry Loque and Grace Bowman; Emma Davis, Georgia Shinault, Areli Jimenez, Jesus Avellaneda, Gracie Brindle, and Katelyn Crabb, all dually enrolled at Surry Central High School; Kendra Warren, dually enrolled at Surry Early College; Montana Goins, dually enrolled at East Surry High School; Lauren Reynolds, Annmarie Bedsaul, Jordan Martin, and Zariah Thompson, all dually enrolled at Mount Airy High School; and Kenley Wells, dually enrolled at Elkin High School.
Three Applied Animal Science Technology classes will be offered in spring 2020 without any pre-requisites required. The classes are ANS 120 Beef Production; ANS 130 Poultry Production; and ANS 150 Animal Health Management. The Applied Animal Science Technology classes are open to the general public, as well as high school juniors and seniors. Registration for spring classes is going on now through Dec 20, 2019. Classes will begin Jan. 6, 2020.
High school students should contact their guidance counselors with class registration questions. For questions and information about the Applied Animal Science Technology program, contact James Quick at (336) 386-3295 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about college application, class registration, and financial aid should be directed to Student Services at (336) 386-3264 or email@example.com.Visit www.surry.edu for more information.
Surry Community College student Henry Loque is properly grooming a horse as part of the Animal Science (ANS 110) class.
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