Kady Davis of Carrollton is the first recipient of the Kenny Walter Scholarship presented by the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.
Walter was a long-time Farm Bureau leader and advocate for rural Ohio. The foundation assisted Walter’s family with the creation of the fund to honor his service and generous spirit.
Davis is a graduate of Carrollton High School where she was active in student council, French club, volleyball and track. In FFA she was chapter vice president, student advisor and secretary. She received her Greenhand, Chapter and State FFA degrees. Davis also received Academic Hall of Fame honors, was on the Distinguished Honor Roll for 4 years, was class salutatorian and homecoming queen. She also was active in 4-H.
She is the daughter of Todd and Kim Davis and her family is active in Farm Bureau.
She is enrolled at Ohio State University where she is a member of the Saddle and Sirloin Club, Sigma Alpha Professional Agricultural Sorority and running club. She participated in the study abroad program to Nicaragua and is engaged in several community assistance projects.
The Walter Fund provides scholarships to students pursuing post-secondary education in agriculture who come from the 29 northeastern counties Walter served as a regional supervisor and organization director. To learn more and to donate, visit ofbf.org/kenny-walter-scholarship-fund.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation is a 501 (c) nonprofit, public charitable organization. Established in 1985, the foundation strives for measurable agricultural community improvement in Ohio by supporting projects that focus on agricultural education, the environment and economic growth in rural, suburban and urban areas.
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