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K-State Today

October 13, 2014

Extension leaders recognized at national meeting

Submitted by Barbara Stone

K-State Research and Extension professionals and notable volunteers received national recognition at the 2014 Epsilon Sigma Phi national meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, recently.

Steve and Kay Irsik received the National Friend of Extension award for their outstanding service to Kansas youth, families and the agricultural commmunity.

Elizabeth Brunscheen-Cartagena, extension agent, family and consumer sciences, Sedgewick County, received the Diversity/Multicultural award for the North Central region.

Barbara Stone, assistant director for Kansas State Research and Extension 4-H youth development, received the North Central Region Award for Visionary Leadership. 

Provost April Mason presented a keynote at the Epsilon Sigma Phi conference, "The Future of Extension: Who will be our Audience?"