Raegan PetchMicrobiology, Immunology, and Pathology
Raegan is a Colorado native, born and raised in Elbert, Colorado. She graduated from Pine Creek High School in Colorado Springs, CO in May 2017. She is an undergraduate at CSU, majoring in Microbiology with a Spanish minor. Her future goals are to attend veterinary school and pursue a PhD. In the VandeWoude lab, she is enjoying learning about all aspects of lab research and is particularly interested in studying zoonotic diseases in the future. Raegan has spent several years volunteering on the medications team of the National Mill Dog Rescue in Peyton, CO and also the Colorado Animal Welfare League with their spay and neuter clinics. She is passionate about working with animal rescues in the future. Raegan loves to explore Colorado through hiking and skiing. She also enjoys playing the piano and trumpet and spending time with friends and family.