2021 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Extension

Collage of images of Becky with giant vegetablesDrawing from her work in the 4-H Junior Master Gardener Program during COVID, East Hawaii Associate Extension Agent Becky Settlage published an outstanding Impact Statement, “Growing Great Kids in Times of Adversity.” The statement discusses how Becky used a giant vegetable growing contest to keep youth engaged during the day under the COVID-19 pandemic stay-at-home orders. Schools also used the program to supplement their students with an educational at-home project that connected to their classes.

The 2021 CTAHR Dean’s Award for Excellence in Extension is based on an evaluation of Extension Impact Statements submitted by individuals or teams during 2020.

Other 4-H program Impact Statements include: