For Upshur County student, Michelle Brunson, her dreams became a reality when she walked away with not one, but four ribbons, plus First Place overall winner.
Michelle won two First Place ribbons. The first was for hands-on skills, identification, and lab practical. In order to win the second ribbon in Communication, Miss Brunson had to deliver a speech about Radiology (X-rays).
The red Second Place ribbon was won by taking a written test on General Veterinary Technician Knowledge and in order to win the white Third Place ribbon, Michelle placed in a Quiz Bowl, which is like a game show.
In addition to the many ribbons, Michelle was also the First Place Overall Student Winner.
Michelle excels in everything she attempts.
On a previous contest, she won an actual welding unit. This amazing young lady is the daughter of Andrea Brunson and the granddaughter ofGeorge and Esther Linton of Gilmer.
Michelle works at Animal Medical and Surgical Hospital, located on Hwy. 154 West in Gilmer.