South Dakota Stockgrowers and Cattlewomen award scholarship
South Dakota Stockgrowers Association and the South Dakota Cattlewomen awarded the Guy E Ham Beef Industry Scholarship to Amanda Kammerer during their convention on Sept. 22.
Amanda Kammerer is the daughter of Matt and April Kammerer of Rapid City. She graduated Rapid City Central High School in 2011 and is now attending South Dakota State University in Brookings studying animal science. Amanda's goal is to complete her undergraduate degree at SDSU and pursue a degree in veterinary medicine. She plans to be a large animal veterinarian serving rural South Dakota.
Stockgrowers President Shane Kolb presented Amanda with the $1,000 scholarship and said, "You've chosen a very difficult but important career for yourself. Stockgrowers is proud to do a small part to help you reach the goals you've set and we wish you the best of luck."
The Guy E Ham Beef Industry Scholarship was endowed to the SD Stockgrowers and the SD Cattlewomen in memory of Guy Ham. Ham had a deep commitment to the education of young leaders in agriculture and was a strong advocate for higher education in agriculture. More information about the scholarship can be found by visiting www.southdakotastockgrowers.org.
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