Meet a 2018 Preble County Farm Bureau Scholarship Winner Chyann Kendel
Chyann Kendel of Eaton is receiving the Preble County Farm Bureau Scholarship for $600. Chyann is the daughter of Chuck and Tere Kendel. She is a recent graduate of Twin Valley South High School and plans to attend Wilmington College in the fall to pursue a degree in food policy & agriculture advocacy and education. Chyann’s dedication to organizations, academics, and the community has allowed her to discover a passion for educating and serving others.
Chyann has been an active member of numerous organizations: Twin Valley South – MVCTC FFA Chapter, FCCLA, SADD, the Spanish Club, Student Council, National Honor Society, and more. Chyann’s passion for serving others is shown through her volunteerism and her positions on the TVS FFA, FCCLA, and SADD officer teams. Within the community, Chyann was a member of Girl Scouts, 4-H, the Preble County Jr. Fair Board, and more. Her involvement within these organizations and the community have proved valuable as she has received many awards based on her participation, skills, and leadership. In addition, Chyann has maintained her academics. She was a 2018 Twin Valley South valedictorian and earned various scholarships based on her academic abilities. Further, Chyann also found time to learn the value of hard work by being a peer tutor, working at her family’s business, and raising and breeding market rabbits and market broilers. Through her rabbits, Chyann earned 1st place at the Ohio FFA State Convention after undergoing a rigorous application and interview process. Congratulations, Chyann!