Kendall Kelledy, a senior at St. Jeanne de Lestonnac Catholic High School, has been selected as the recipient of the Keith Bartz Impact Scholarship Award. The award recognizes outstanding service to the American Saddlebred horse community, and Kendall's dedication and passion for the breed make her a worthy recipient.
Kendall is an active participant in the Saddlebred community, having competed at the World's Championship Horse Show and the American Royal. She helped start the Liz Bolton Stables Crew youth group and has served on the ASHBA Youth Advisory Council. In addition, she has contributed her talents as a photographer and writer to The Saddle Horse Report.
Kendall is a true example of service to her community. She has participated in the UPHA Ribbons of Service program, logging over 450 service hours and raising significant funds for St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Amy Dix Rock, the First Vice President of the Museum's Board of Trustees, presented the award on February 19th at the ASHBA Youth Conference.
As Kendall weighs her college decision in the upcoming weeks, the Keith Bartz Impact Scholarship Award is a testament to her hard work and dedication to the Saddlebred community. We congratulate Kendall on this well-deserved honor and look forward to seeing all that she will accomplish in the future.