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NDSU Extension 4-H Agents, Specialist Honored

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Deb Lee receives the Meritorious Service Award from Casey Mull, NAE4-HA president. (Photo courtesy of NAE4-HA)   Deb Lee receives the Meritorious Service Award from Casey Mull, NAE4-HA president. (Photo courtesy of NAE4-HA)
Karla Meikle receives the Distinguished Service Award from Jim Thompson, NAE4-HA executive director. (Photo courtesy of NAE4-HA) Karla Meikle receives the Distinguished Service Award from Jim Thompson, NAE4-HA executive director. (Photo courtesy of NAE4-HA)
Penny Nester receives the Distinguished Service Award from Jim Thompson, NAE4-HA executive director. (Photo courtesy of NAE4-HA) Penny Nester receives the Distinguished Service Award from Jim Thompson, NAE4-HA executive director. (Photo courtesy of NAE4-HA)
The agents and specialist were recognized for their work in 4-H.

Several North Dakota State University Extension agents and a specialist were honored for their work during the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA) conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Those receiving awards were

  • Deb Lee, an Extension agent in Ransom County - Meritorious Service Award
  • Karla Meikle, an Extension agent in Morton County - Distinguished Service Award
  • Penny Nester, the Extension agent in Kidder County - Distinguished Service Award
  • Kari Helgoe, an Extension agent in Pembina County - Achievement in Service Award
  • Emily Goff, an Extension agent in Ward County - Regional First-Time Conference Attendee Award
  • Rachelle Vettern, 4-H specialist, Center for 4-H Youth Development - Regional Specialty Award for Excellence in 4‐H Volunteerism ‐ Team

The National Specialty Award for Excellence in 4-H Volunteerism recognizes the efforts of Extension professionals who do excellent work in managing a 4-H volunteer program and/or enhancing 4-H volunteer development. A volunteer program can be within a local unit, or a district, statewide or national effort. Efforts recognized can be in the area of volunteer development or volunteer program management.

The Achievement in Service Award is presented to an NAE4-HA member who has served more than three but less than seven years in the 4-H program.

The Distinguished Service Award is presented to an NAE4-HA member who has served seven years or more in 4-H programming.

The Meritorious Service Award is presented to an NAE4-HA member who has served 15 or more years in 4-H programming.


NDSU Agriculture Communication - Nov. 16, 2018

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