South Dakota Stockgrowers Association and the South Dakota Cattlewomen awarded the Guy E Ham Beef Industry Scholarship to Bobbie Till during the 122nd Annual Convention on September 28.
Bobbie is the daughter of George and Lisa Till from Dupree, South Dakota. She graduated from Dupree High School in 2012 and is currently in her second year at Black Hills State University where she is studying Veterinary Medicine. She plans to pursue an advanced degree and become a large animal veterinarian.
Shane Kolb, Past President of the SD Stockgrowers presented Bobbie with the $1,000 scholarship and said, “What really stands out is Bobbie’s dedication to working for causes and other people. Bobbie volunteers her time for things like children’s shoe drives and tutoring events, cancer fundraisers, veterans’ events, and a long list of other items that will surely make a difference in our communities.
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.com