Clark extension office has new 4-H agent

Published 12:12 pm Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Staff at the Clark County Cooperative Extension Office of the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service welcome Shannon Farrell as the new 4-H Youth Development Agent.

She joined the Clark County 4-H Team comprised of Heather Cassill, Clark County 4-H youth development Agent, and Andy Lewis, Clark County 4-H program assistant, oMonday.

Farrell comes to Extension and the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment from Robertson County as the agent for 4-H youth development and agriculture and natural resources. She was an agent in Robertson County for seven and a half years.

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A native of Harrison County, Farrell is a graduate of the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture. She was also a long-time 4-Her in Harrison County participating in a wide variety of 4-H projects.

“I am so excited to be joining the Clark County Extension team in promoting, educating and implementing the many opportunities that 4-H has to offer,” Farrell said.

She can be reached at 744-4682, or in person at the Clark County Extension Office, located at 1400 Fortune Drive.

The Clark County Extension Council will host a reception for Farrell at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 17, at the Clark County Extension Office.

The mission of the UK Cooperative Extension Service is to make a difference in the lives of Kentuckians through research-based education. With land-grant partner, Kentucky State University, UK Cooperative Extension takes university knowledge to the people, addressing issues of importance to all Kentuckians.