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Iager Dairy Scholarships Awarded to Kruse & Robison

The National Dairy Shrine is pleased to announce two recipients of the 2018 Iager Dairy Scholarship. These scholarships were created by an endowment from the Charles and Judy Iager family of Fulton, Maryland. This $1000 scholarship is awarded annually to second-year students enrolled in a two-year agricultural school and pursuing a career in the dairy industry. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, leadership ability, interest in the dairy industry, and future career plans. The recipients this year are;

Kaleb Kruse of Dyersville, Iowa, who is attending Kaskaskia Community College majoring in Dairy Science, Animal Science, Plant & Soil Science and Agricultural Business. Kaleb plans a future in sales or marketing, after previously interning with Cowbuyer.com conducting online sales. He also has been involved with breeding and showing cattle from several different breeds with great success utilizing the KCCK prefix.

Lauren Robison from Mulberry Grove, Illinois who is attending Kaskaskia Community College and majoring in Animal Science & Agribusiness. Lauren plans on obtaining a degree in Agribusiness Economics with a long term goal of working with producers as an agricultural lender and financial consultant. She is very proud of her outstanding high producing Guernsey herd and also works with cattle of other breeds.

The annual National Dairy Shrine Scholarship & Awards Banquet will be held in Madison, Wisconsin, on Thursday October 4th at 5:30 PM. For more information about the students being recognized by National Dairy Shrine or tickets for the Awards Banquet, contact the NDS office at info@dairyshrine.org. Additional information on National Dairy Shrine membership or other activities is also available at www.dairyshrine.org. Dairy enthusiasts are encouraged to become a part of the most important dairy organization helping to inspire future dairy leaders, honor current dairy leaders, preserve dairy history, and promote the dairy industry.

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