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4-H Team Receives Three Indiana Extension Educators Association


  • The Indiana Extension Educators Association (IEEA) - 4-H Section recently selected the PEMC 4-H Team for 3 statewide awards! Awards include: 
    • Marketing and Promotion of 4-H Youth Development, Team Award for continuing educational programming through social media when the pandemic shifted life to a virtual world. We were recognized for our Clover Story Time, 4-H Science Days, and Teammate Thursdays.
    • Program Development, Individual Award to Dustin for launching Changemakers. Changemakers was an idea launched to focus on directing 4-H teens' passions toward actions by increasing their knowledge of community assets and deficits in order to propose and pilot a project addressing a community need, all while guided by adult mentors.
    • Volunteer Recruitment and Development, Individual Award to Ashley for the volunteer safety plan she designed. This 12-page document includes Five Steps Before In-Person that volunteers should take before their in-person meetings. Additionally, the plan includes printable signage for meetings and links to further resources.

    Congratulations to the Marion County 4-H Team, Dustin Homan, Ashley Shufflebarger, and Rachael Smith! We are so proud of this team and grateful to have them all on our staff! 

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