Associated Supply Company, Inc. (ASCO) was recognized Wednesday by Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanec and other officials for its $5 million contribution to the School of Veterinary Medicine during ceremonies held at the TTU Amarillo campus.

Schovanec had this to say:

ASCO joins the list of exceptional donors committed to the School of Veterinary Medicine, and we are grateful for the long-standing relationship Texas Tech University and ASCO have had over many years. [...] The philanthropy of our donors has created new opportunities for the next generation of veterinarians, including those vital to the large-animal industries that drive regional and state economies.

Steve Wright, ASCO President, said this:

The Texas Tech School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the university’s greatest achievements. [...] The Wright family and ASCO Equipment are honored to be a part of its beginning and look forward to watching the contributions it brings to Amarillo and the surrounding areas.

ASCO's donation supports construction and development for the future of the School of Veterinary Medicine and student scholarships and will help revolutionize veterinary services throughout Texas' agricultural communities.