WESTFORD — Emily Brobst of Westford, daughter of Matthew Brobst and Misty Manibusan, is Nashoba Valley Technical High School’s nominee for the 2020 Massachusetts Vocational Association’s Postsecondary Student Award.
Emily is a 2018 graduate of Westford Academy who began her postgraduate career at Nashoba Tech in fall 2019 to study Veterinary Assisting. She spent some of her time this past school year learning theory in the Veterinary Assisting classroom and the rest working in the Angell at Nashoba Clinic, a partnership between Nashoba Tech and Angell Animal Medical Center that operates on the Nashoba Tech campus.
“I wanted to work with animals so I came to Nashoba Tech to get that hands-on experience,” Emily said.
Emily helps with pets before surgical procedures as well as with post-surgery and front-office jobs.
She plans to continue her education in veterinary science now that her postgraduate stint and would like to work in an animal hospital.