This episode’s guest is Dyke Rogers. Dyke is a philanthropist and entrepreneur from Dalhart, TX. He has owned many businesses throughout his time in the Panhandle. Most of them located in Dalhart, the place he calls home.
He has worked to better the Dalhart community and was instrumental in attracting the Hilmar Cheese plant to the area. In this episode, you’ll learn how that plant changed the Dalhart area from the moment it opened its doors.
In addition, Dyke is a passionate supporter of his alma mater, West Texas A&M University. He and his wife, Terry, endowed the Dyke and Terry Rogers Leadership Education and Development Program (Rogers LEAD WT) at the University. In the episode, Dyke gives his very personal reason for supporting such a program at WT.
Dyke lives by the idea that you should leave something better than you found it and the fruits of this can be seen in many parts of the Panhandle.