Epsilon Sigma Phi (ESP), the Minnesota chapter of the National Honor Society of Extension, provided nine professional development scholarships to members this past fiscal period. Recipients of the scholarships include:
Dorothy McCargo Freeman, 4-H youth development state program leader, 2010 Ruby Recipient at the 2010 ESP National Meeting in Casper, WY
Becky Harrington, Extension educator in volunteer and partner development, to present and attend the 2010 Children, Youth, and Families Conference in San Francisco, CA
Sheila Craig, retiree, to present and attend the National Environmental Health Association Conference in Albuquerque, NM
Suzanne Driessen, Extension educator in food science, and Toni Smith, field operations outreach director, to attend the Extension Public Issues Leadership Development Workshop in Nashville, TN
Marcia Woeste, Extension educator in regional 4-H youth development, and Kay Stanek, retiree, to attend the ESP National Meeting in North Dakota as voting delegates
Rosi Heins and Becky Hagen-Jokela, Extension educators in family resource management, to attend and present at the National Extension Association of Family Consumer Sciences Annual Conference held in Birmingham, AL
Professional development scholarship applications for current members and retirees are due on January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1. For more information about scholarships and to become a member of ESP, visit the ESP website.