Dr. Jim Martin, a veterinarian at Locust Trace AgriScience Center Veterinary Clinic (Fayette County), won second place in the Inspiration in Action veterinary contest recently.

He will receive $5,000 toward his project to help Fayette County school district high school students achieve aspirations of becoming veterinarians. Prize money from the Inspiration in Action contest will be used to provide outstanding students with scholarships to pursue the next step of their education and explore a career in veterinary medicine.

Belize Wildlife and Referral Center (BWRC) won $25,000 as the grand prize winner in the contest, sponsored by Heska Corporation.

For more information about Locust Trace, go to http://locusttracevet.com.