New Agents in District 5!
Cathy Pearson was named the Newton County Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent. Cathy has an extensive background within Family and Consumer Sciences and has great plans for programming in Newton County!
Vickie Lacy was named the Panola County Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent. Vickie has worked with Extension in the past and comes back with many new ideas and plans for her community!
Effective October 1, Jennifer Page was named the Tyler County Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent. Jennifer has a Bachelor and Master of Education from Stephen F. Austin State University. She has taught in the public school system and recently worked for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. District 5 is excited to have Jennifer as a co-worker!
Effective December 2, Jheri-Lynn Smith was named the Shelby County Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent. Jheri-Lynn comes to Extension with a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Fisheries Science from Texas A&M University, a Master of Science in Education from Baylor University and a Master of Science in Horticulture from Texas Tech University. She is excited to assist the community in Shelby County!
Effective October 1, Emily Rice was named the Polk County Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent. Emily has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Stephen F. Austin University. She will be an excellent addition to District 5!
Rusk County – Liz Buckner
Members of the Rusk County Step Up and Scale Down Class IV pose for their group graduation photo on Veteran’s Day 2013. These participants also participated in the Rusk County Step Up and Scale Down/East Texas Medical Center Diabetes Education 5K and Fun Walk as the grand finale of the program series.
We also wish Wendi Green the best in her retirement. She has been the agent in Cherokee county and will be retiring in February.