Veterinary Hospitals Association Announces MVM Foundation VHA Memorial Scholarship Recipient

January 31, 2017

SOUTH SAINT PAUL, MN – (January 31, 2017) – Veterinary Hospitals Association (VHA), the leading association for veterinary practices in the Midwest, is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2017 MVM Foundation VHA Memorial Scholarship.

The scholarship contest, hosted by the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Foundation, is open to fourth year veterinary students with companion animal objectives in good scholastic standing. It requires applicants to submit an essay discussing the benefit of VHA to its members.

The $1,000 scholarship has been awarded to Anastasia Johns, a student at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine studying for her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree. 

“It is an honor to help further the futures of our upcoming leaders in the veterinary industry,” Jeff Benson, Executive Director VHA said. “Our commitment to our members extends beyond individual practices and to the successful continuation of the industry itself.”

This scholarship is awarded annually in memory of VHA members who have passed. To learn more about the scholarships provided by the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Foundation and to apply, please visit

About Veterinary Hospitals Association

Established in 1984, Veterinary Hospitals Association (VHA) is a member-driven association organized to represent the interests of members and the veterinary community. VHA currently serves more than 400 veterinary practices. The goal of VHA is to enhance the profitability of each member practice by positively impacting its bottom line. With member involvement, VHA will continue to offer services that either save money or make money for all members. Follow VHA on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.