Morgan Rakoske is a senior at Coldwater High School and attends the Environmental and Agri-Science Program at the Branch Area Careers Center. Morgan has an On-the-Job Training placement position with Lane Veterinary Services, LLC under the direction of Dr. Alex Lane. She works as a Vet Tech Assistant cleaning cages and the facility, preparing surgery rooms, wrapping surgery packs, and restraining animals for blood draws. Morgan is the daughter of Jennifer and Raymond Rakoske.
Morgan is a member of the BACC FFA Chapter, where she currently serves as the Chapter Sentinel. Morgan has earned her FFA Greenhand degree, chapter degree, and serves on many committees. At Coldwater High School, she is a Varsity Equestrian Team rider. Next year, she will serve as the Assistant Coach for the Equestrian Team. Morgan’s hobbies include training a Dutch Warmblood at North Fork Stables. She also enjoys archery and hunting.
After graduation, Morgan plans to attend Lansing Community College and eventually transfer to Michigan State University to pursue a doctorate in Veterinary medicine. Morgan’s favorite part about her OJT job is the variety of veterinary diagnosis she encounters. She enjoys the surprise of each day’s patients. OJT has taught her that the Vet industry is always changing and growing and that professionals must stay current with new technology all the time.