Taylor Receives National Award

 Extension Educator, Liz Taylor was honored by the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents at their national conference in Memphis Tennessee recently.
 Taylor received the “Distinguished Service Award” for her outstanding program and service to the youth of Grady County.
 Taylor has been the 4-H Educator for Grady County since November of 2012 and has provided 1,652 hours of school enrichment programs including Agriculture Literacy, Get Fit 4 Life, Take a Stand (Anti-Bullying), STEM and ATV Safety, all at no cost to the schools. She has partnered with several after school and summer programs including Minco Minds in Motion, Verden’s Tiger Den, and the YMCA.
 Taylor has also assisted 4-H members with their chosen project area with great success having 20 state 4-H project and scholarship winners. Over the past 9 years, Grady County 4-H members have earned over $84,000 in 4-H scholarships.
 When asked what her favorite thing about being a 4-H educator is; she responded “Seeing youth try something new and learning something new. I am extremely proud of Grady County 4-H members and the work they do to give back to the community to make them better places to live.”