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Lindsey Schaeffer

  • Lindsey Schaeffer
    Lindsey Schaeffer


Garrett and Melinda Schaeffer

Have any of your family members attended Angelo State?

Not as of yet, but look out for the little brothers!

What was your most memorable experience in high school?

I have been involved with leadership in my school, from clubs to student government, and that has translated into my community. I progressed from a dressage student to a tack cleaner to an equine trainer in around a year, and the community that supported me in my equestrian endeavors I consider my second family.

What attracted you to Angelo State?

Angelo’s honors program corresponded with my liberal arts bent, and interacting and researching personally with professors is a huge draw for an upcoming veterinary student.

Why did you choose Angelo State?

I met with honors students and the professors I would be working with, explored the dorms and campus, and spoke with academic advisors to ascertain whether Angelo could launch me into veterinary school. Needless to say, they made a good case.

What are your top three bucket list activities to accomplish during your first year at ASU?

1. Find a home church and/or youth group.
2. Get involved (especially with the animal-related programs on campus from the ranch to stray cat wrangling and creative writing opportunities).
3. Begin to plan a study abroad experience with advisors and mentors.

After visiting campus, where do you think will be your favorite hangout spot?

The library and Texan Hall.

After graduating from Angelo State, I see myself:

Headed to veterinary school to pursue my DVM and eventually establish a clinic of my own.

Share a fun fact about you for your Ram Family to get to know you.

I visited Switzerland and was enthused (until an entire, four-foot, double-paned window fell on me). When I turned sixteen, I treated myself to a life-sized replica of the sword Glamdring from The Lord of the Rings. I was librarian of Comic Book Club last year. (Can you tell I am indecisive?)

High School:

Veritas Academy


Animal Science, with a Pre-Veterinary concentration, and at least a minor in creative English.
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