Chandra Devine of Seward, was honored as a winner of a $500 Kansas State Civic Leadership Book Scholarship. The scholarships, funded by Farm Bureau Financial Services, are given to Kansas State freshmen who have demonstrated excellence in serving their communities.
Farm Bureau Financial Services hosted a reception for the scholarship winners, their families and guests during the Family Day celebration on Sept. 25 on the Kansas State campus in Manhattan.
For the past six years, Chandra has dedicated her time to educating, training and supporting younger children in showing cattle for 4-H. Chandra teaches children the basics of grooming and showmanship, including sportsmanship and proper conduct. She helps young 4-H’ers become more well-rounded in cattle-showing, while also encouraging them to persist with their projects and teaching them the value of patience and perseverance. Chandra plans to continue her involvement in the cattle industry, as well as continuing to educate children on the importance of involvement and leadership.
“The winners of the Civic Leadership Scholarships are to be commended for their commitment to their communities,” says James E. Hohmann, Chief Executive Officer of Farm Bureau Financial Services. “The time and energy they’ve invested in making a difference for others is remarkable. Their demonstrated leadership is an asset their communities and we are pleased to be able to reward their accomplishments.”