For his community service project, Conner raised donations from local businesses and individuals to purchase smoke detectors for families in Magoffin County. He distributed the units through the District 3 Volunteer Fire Department.
“I have seen tragic loss of possessions and life, and there is nothing I would not do to prevent that. It is delightful to know that I was able to help potentially prevent loss of life by organizing this fundraiser for a cause that is of much importance to me.”
Each graduate of The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars program is required to complete a community service project. For more information about Rogers Scholars, visit www.centeryouthprograms.com.