Burke County Names New 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent

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Burke County Cooperative Extension has named Nicki Steer as the new 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent as of Sept.1, 2015.

Ms. Nicki Steer is a graduate of Gardner Webb University with a degree in Elementary Education. She most recently was employed as a Teacher Assistant at Dudley Shoals Elementary School.

Nicki has a strong affiliation to Cooperative Extension as she grew up in the 4-H program as a member and volunteer leader in Caldwell County. She has also worked as a 4-H Program Assistant in Burke County from 1998-2001. Nicki will bring a wealth of knowledge and tradition to the Burke County 4-H program through her varied experiences with 4-H from leadership trainings, school enrichment, club project work, exchange programs and more.

“I’m confident that Nicki will play a key role in providing and implementing high quality programming to the citizens, both youth and adults in Burke County,” stated County Extension Director, Spring Williams-Byrd. “Burke County Cooperative Extension is pleased to welcome Nicki Steer as a member of our staff.”

Burke County 4-H is the Youth Development Program of Cooperative Extension. To learn more about the 4-H program or to welcome Nicki Steer, 4-H Extension Agent, please give her a call at (828) 764-9480.