Kim Sydenstricker '85
Kim Sydenstricker, obtained a B.S. in Elementary Education with a minor in Spanish from William Woods University in 1985. In 1990, she added on a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Missouri. Kim taught school for 12 years. While living in Omaha, Neb., she wrote and piloted an elementary foreign language program for the district teaching grades K-6 (Spanish). She also taught in a bilingual school in Albuquerque, N.M. and lived in Santa Fe, N.M., for nine years. She presently works for the family business, Sydenstricker Implement Company, which has 11 John Deere dealerships in Central and Northern Missouri. Kim has one son, Chase Monte, who assists the family in working with their purebred Angus farm, Sydenstricker Genetics, and is attending Mizzou to study Agribusiness.