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N.D. Extension Educators Receive National Awards

They were honored for their dedication and service to 4-H.

Several North Dakota State University Extension Service agents and a specialist received awards at the recent National Association of Extension 4-H Agents conference in New Orleans, La.

The awards and the recipients were:

  • Achievement of Service (recognizes recipients for providing 4-H programming for more than three but less than seven years) - Acacia Stuckle, family and consumer sciences and 4-H youth development agent, Emmons County, and Joel Lemer, agriculture and natural resources agent, Foster County
  • Distinguished Service (recognizes recipients for providing 4-H programming for seven or more years) - Brian Zimprich, agriculture and natural resources agent, Ransom County, and Carrie Knutson, 4-H youth development agent, Grand Forks County
  • Meritorious Service (recognizes recipients for providing 4-H programming for 15 or more years) - Jackie Buckley, agriculture and natural resources agent, Morton County
  • 25 Years of Service (recognizes recipients who have been involved in 4-H programming for 25 years) - Deb Lee, family and consumer sciences agent, Ransom County; Macine Lukach, family and consumer sciences agent, Cavalier County; and Marcia Hellandsaas, family and consumer sciences agent, McKenzie County
  • Educational Technology Award - Team (recognizes the recipients for using technology, such as computers, videos or webpages, to deliver or manage programs; expanding the use of technology in 4-H education; and promoting logical problem-solving techniques using educational technologies - Rachelle Vettern, leadership/volunteer development specialist in the Center for 4-H Youth Development, who was part of a multistate team who developed the online 4-H Volunteer e-Forums.

The North Dakota Association of Extension 4-H Youth Workers nominated these individuals for their dedication and service to 4-H youth.


NDSU Agriculture Communication - Oct. 26, 2016

Source:Karla Meikle, 701-667-3340, karla.meikle@ndsu.edu
Editor:Ellen Crawford, 701-231-5391, ellen.crawford@ndsu.edu
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