4-H Agent Receives Title Promotion

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Currituck County Cooperative Extension is proud to announce that Ellen Owens, Extension 4-H & Youth Development Agent, has met the requirements for and received promotion of title from NC State University. Effective July 1, Ms. Owens has been promoted from the rank of Assistant Agent to Associate Agent. Requirements for title promotion include successful completion of a Master’s Degree, a minimum of 3 years of Extension experience and promotion recommendation from the District Extension Director based on an application process.

Successful applicants for title promotion demonstrate consistent high performance and growth over the term of their careers. These individuals show evidence of outstanding and highly impactful programming. “Ellen has certainly met these criteria as she has maintained a 4-H program here in Currituck County that consistently produces outstanding young leaders who are well equipped to function and thrive in today’s society,” states Cameron Lowe, County Extension Director. “We are proud of her accomplishments and look forward to her ongoing work to positively impact the lives of Currituck youth.”