4-H Agent Recognized for Accomplishments

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John Davis, 4-H Youth Development Agent with the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service-Burke County was recognized for his achievement during the 2012 North Carolina Association of Extension 4-H Agents Annual Conference held in Wilmington, NC.

Davis received a communicator award for best exhibit. This exhibit marked the beginning of the “Join the Revolution of Responsibility” 4-H initiative, and was chosen for the 2011 fair booth. This booth was exhibited at the Burke County Fair and the Drexel Community Fair. Davis was presented a plaque for his award during the Communicator Awards luncheon.

Davis also received two awards during the evening awards banquet. The Excellence in Animal Science Programming award to him for his work in 4-H animal science programs. Mr. Davis was also awarded the prestigious TC Blalock Youth Agent Award, 4-6 years.

The purpose of the North Carolina Association of Extension 4-H Agents is to promote the profession of Extension 4-H and youth work in North Carolina. The 4-H program is the youth education program of North Carolina Cooperative Extension, based at North Carolina State and North Carolina A&T State universities. More than 235,000 young people ages 5 through 18 participate in North Carolina 4-H activities each year with the help of 20,400 adult and youth volunteers. You can find more information on 4-H at http://www.nc4h.org.

4-H Agent accepts award