Anna James, a senior from the Animal and Veterinary Science Program, has been named the Student of the Month for September at the Upper Bucks County Technical School (UBCTS). Anna is the daughter of Jeffrey and Michelle James of Hatfield. She attends Pennridge High School.
Anna has earned the OSHA 10-hour Health Care Certification, The OSHA 10 -hour Agricultural Safety Certification, Hills Veterinary Nutritional Advocate Certification and the Fear Free Certification. She excelled in the Animal & Veterinary Program and was named Outstanding Level 3 student in 2021.
Anna was also named to the UBCTS National Technical Honor Society, The Pennridge High School National Honor Society, and The National Honor Society of High School Scholars. Anna contributes to the community by serving as a junior firefighter for the Hilltown Volunteer Fire Company and is a Top Soccer volunteer.
This year, Anna is serving as the UBCTS FFA Chapter President. She has spearheaded multiple new initiatives with the UBCTS chapter and continues to drive our progress forward. She is a creative, forward-thinking team player who her peers respect. Anna has earned her FFA Greenhand and Chapter Degrees and will be applying for her Keystone Degree this year.
Anna is employed by Ivy Hill Equestrian Center and Buck Run Farm in Perkasie, PA. Upon graduation, Anna will attend college with the long-range goal of becoming a large animal veterinarian