KIN named 2013 Partner of the Year
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County hosted a volunteer and partner recognition event at Eisenhower Park, Wednesday May 15. Organizers named NEISD Kids’ Involvement Network (KIN) as its 2013 Partner of the Year.
The collaborative efforts between Texas AgriLife and KIN has benefited youth throughout the county to more effectively address the issue of bullying. The 4-H Take A Stand Curriculum was developed specifically to equip young people with the basic life skills needed to develop solutions fight bullying. More than 3,100 students participated in the program at 46 elementary and 13 middle schools.
KIN administrative staff members, Joanne Doll, Beverly Mitchell, and the site coordinators and staff worked to help students build build self-esteem, raise individual expectations and improve lifestyles.
(l to r) David Marquez, Bexar Co. Economics Development Executive Director, Mike Shockey, Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Bev Mitchell, KIN coordinator, Dr. Carolyn Nobles, Cooperative Extension Program @ Prairie View University, Joanne Doll, KIN, Douglas Steele, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Posted on May 24, 2013