Meet Our Supporters
  • TheWildSheepFoundation

    The Wild Sheep Foundation
    The Wild Sheep Foundation was recognized as a WSU Laureate for their generous contributions to the College of Veterinary Medicine at the WSU Foundation’s annual gala in Seattle, September 27, 2013. Gray N. Thornton (center), president and chief executive of the Wild Sheep Foundation, was honored by WSU Foundation president Dan Harmon ‘80 (left) and WSU president Elson Floyd.


Laureates of Washington State University's College of Veterinary medicine have a lifetime giving of $1,000,000 or more. These generous alumni and friends have had a profound influence on the college and its success. The college is truly grateful for their generosity, support, and commitment to the health and well being of animals.

Platinum Laureate ($10,000,000+)

  • Paul G. Allen

Crimson Laureate ($5,000,000-$9,999,999)

  • John W. & Janet M. ('04 PhD) Creighton

Silver Laureate ($1,000,000-$4,999,999)

  • AT&T, Incorporated 
  • Tom Autzen
  • Joseph & Bernice Gilman Baily 
  • Bernadine and George Converse
  • Hope for Depression Research Foundation 
  • Don J. Finsen
  • Lt. Col. Ralph and Ruth Maree Fowler
  • Dr. John D. Hill ('60 DVM)
  • Dr. & Mrs. William R. ('35 DVM) Jones
  • Bernice Kent 
  • Richard C. ('39 BS) & Eleanor Resch Miller
  • Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
  • Bernard ('43 BS, '43 DVM) and Margaret Pinckney 
  • Linda B. Saindon 
  • Dr. Rocky Crate ('69 DVM) and Wild Sheep Foundation