Ken is a simple man who is always ready to help a friend or neighbor. He has always supported rodeos and has donated many buckles for them.
He has been actively involved in many community organizations, serving as a leader of 4-H for many years. He has also served as Chairman of the Nebraska Cattlemen for a time and a member of the Sandhills Cattle Association for years. Ken was honored to receive the Farm & Ranch Family of the Year in 2005, a Conservation Award in 2001 and an Honorary Chapter Award in 2006.
Ken is also a great supporter of whatever his children and grandchildren do. Friends and family know Ken Smith as one of the last true cowboys.