The National Dairy Shrine is pleased to announce the recipient of the Kildee scholarship for 2020. This scholarship has been awarded since 1950 to an outstanding graduate student in a dairy related field. Dean H.H. Kildee was a renowned educator at Iowa State University and this scholarship honors his great service to the future of the dairy industry.
Receiving a H.H. Kildee Graduate Studies $3,000 Scholarship is Madison Dyment of Lexington, Kentucky. Laura attended the University of Kentucky and will be entering graduate school at the Ohio State University in Agricultural Communications. Madison has been very successful in dairy cattle judging as a youth and in 2019 was the high individual in oral reasons and high individual overall at the National Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest. Ms. Dyment has been an excellent student belonging to the Phi Sigma Theta Honor Society and the UK Chellgren Fellows Honors Program. Madison’s ultimate goal is to become a professor in agricultural communications at a Canadian University. She would like to train future agriculture communication advocates throughout Canada.
For more information about the students being recognized by National Dairy Shrine or details about a future NDS Awards Banquet, contact the NDS office at [email protected]. Additional information on National Dairy Shrine membership or other activities is also available HERE. Dairy enthusiasts are encouraged to become a part of the most important dairy organization helping to inspire future dairy leaders, honor current or past dairy leaders and preserve dairy industry history.