Isla Dubendorf, a 2015 graduate of South Whidbey High School, was recently accepted into the honors early entry veterinarian program at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
The program will lead to a doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) degree in seven years. It consists of three years of unique undergraduate pre-professional education course work and a four-year doctor of veterinary medicine professional program.
To be eligible for this exclusive program, students must be members of the Honors College at Washington State University, follow a prescribed curriculum during their first year of college, have experience with animals and veterinary medicine, participate in extracurricular activities and maintain a qualifying GPA throughout their undergraduate program.
Dubendorf is majoring in Wildlife Ecology and has maintained a 4.0 GPA at Washington State University. She is also a member of the Washington State University competitive club tennis team.