Melissa Gooseman

Job: Veterinarian     Area: Aorangi

Melissa is currently in Year 13 at Ashburton College, and plans to become a Veterinarian.

NZ Young Farmers Involvement:
Over the past 2 years Melissa has been involved in the NZ Young Farmers TeenAg Regional Competition in Oamaru (2012) and has completed the In2 the Field Mentor Programme, completing a veterinarian placement with Richard Wright from VetEnt Ashburton.

"In2 the Field made me more aware of what I was getting into and confirmed any doubts that I might have had that this was for me."

The Plan:
To attend Massey University in 2014 and complete a 5 year Bachelor in Veterinary Science Degree.

Influence's/Role Models:
Melissa's parents and her boss have encouraged her and helped her make the decision to become a vet. Her Grandparents have also taught her to follow what she wants, and that if she pushes herself to acheive, she'll come out on top.

"Working on the dairy farm & netball."


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"You only live life once, but if you do It right, once is enough."

How did I get here:

School - NCEA: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Statistics & Accounting

University: Intending to study a Bachelor of Veterinary Science at Massey University