Skyler Shaw to pursue a master’s degree in equine education at William Woods University

by Billy Chandler

Skyler Shaw of Orangeville, Pa. will receive a bachelor’s degree in equine studies.

Skyler Shaw horseback riding Skyler Shaw will pursue her masters in equine education at William Woods University.Shaw will graduate with the class of 2024. She is a member of the Emory & Henry Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) and Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA), Beekeeping Club, WEHC 90.7 and Campus Christian Fellowship. “Emory & Henry has allowed me to expand my abilities in both riding and schoolwork,” said Shaw. “My time here has taught me to aim past my limits and always go one step further. I have learned crucial writing and communication skills while also allowing time for me to learn and grow individually.”

“I credit Heather Richardson for my success, she teaches patiently, yet persistent enough to encourage you to keep going,” said Shaw. “She has taught me almost all I know, and I could have never made it this far without her.”

“I would also like to mention Jessica Denniston, Ivy Sheppard, and Dr. Patty Graham-Thiers for their constant dedication to helping me navigate the challenges of being a college student.”

Shaw plans to begin working while she begins her equine education master’s program through William Woods University following graduation.

Shaw is a first-generation college student.

Our Emory & Henry seniors are preparing to graduate and change the world. See our seniors’ success stories at www.emoryhenry.edu/commencement.

Contributed by Nathanial Hupp, E&H Class of 2024

“Emory & Henry is small, but provides so many opportunities.
Take advantage of the resources you have available to you and apply yourself. While here I have learned that the more you engage, the more you learn. This campus is full of potential and you will always have a support system around you.”
—Skyler Shaw ’24

Location:

Orangeville, Pa.

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