Archive for Wednesday, July 15, 2009

New Johnson County K-State Research and Extension agent hired

July 15, 2009

Kaitlyn Peine has joined the staff of the K-State Research and Extension Johnson County office as a 4-H youth development agent.

She worked previously as an office assistant in K-State´s Department of Animal Sciences and Industry and as the Kansas 4-H Horse Program Coordinator. Peine also held internships with the Kansas 4-H Foundation and Harvey County K-State Research and Extension. Peine earned a bachelor´s degree in agricultural communications and journalism from Kansas State University.

Peine will be responsible for the development and delivery of educational programming that builds life skills in children and teens, including sound decision-making, organization, public speaking skills, leadership development and community involvement. 4-H youth learn by doing and are mentored in a positive atmosphere that prepares them for the future.


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