The school will unveil the new name of its equine clinical skills lab honoring a $1 million gift from the Allsup Family Charitable Foundation.
This event is open to MEDIA ONLY. Footage of the clinical skill lab will be provided to media after the event.
WHAT: The Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine is honoring the Allsup Family Charitable Foundation with a naming ceremony for its equine clinical skills lab.
WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (May 4)
WHERE: School of Veterinary Medicine Mariposa Station, 807 North Soncy Road in Amarillo
EVENT: The School of Veterinary Medicine is honoring the Allsup Family Charitable Foundation for its donation to the school by unveiling the name of its equine clinical skills lab at the event. The ceremony will honor not only the generous $1 million gift, but also the legacy of Allsup Convenience Store founder Lonnie Allsup and the impact he and the Allsup family have had in West Texas, New Mexico and the cutting horse industry. The contribution will provide veterinary students with world-class hands-on education in equine medicine.
Distinguished speakers include Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanec, School of Veterinary Medicine Dean Guy Loneragan, Associate Dean of Clinical Programs Britt Conklin, a member of the Allsup family, and Lonnie's long-time cutting-horse trainer Pete Branch. Dean Loneragan, President Schovanec, and Associate Dean Conklin will be available for interviews following the ceremony.
CONTACT: Weston Brooks
Director, Communications and Marketing, Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine, Texas Tech University