Extension Agent – Shawnee County

Grace Wiens to serve as  to serve as Shawnee County Extension Agent 

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Grace Wiens will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension – Shawnee County as a 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent, effective November 01, 2021.  Shawnee County’s office is in Topeka, Kansas.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Sciences from Kansas State University. 

Wiens has most recently been employed as a retail and marketing manager for Meatworks of Kansas in Riley, KS   

The role of K-State Research and Extension is to encourage the adoption of research-based information to improve the quality of life for Kansans. K-State Research and Extension is the short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service.

4-H Youth Development Agents develop and deliver educational programs for school-aged youth.  This includes supporting community clubs, out-of-school programs, school enrichment, volunteer management, and outreach to create new program opportunities with new and existing community partners.

Local extension faculty are jointly employed in a partnership between K-State Research and Extension, headquartered on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan, and the local Extension board. 

More information about K-State Research and Extension Shawnee County is available online at shawnee.k-state.edu. Contact Grace Wiens at gez1000@ksu.edu

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