Nancy Harris honored with 4-H Foundation award

March 17, 2015

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Nancy Harris of Ralls County was named a 2015 Naomi Crouch 4-H Volunteer Leadership Awardee, on March 13 in Columbia. Nancy was recognized for her commitment to the University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth development program.

"It is our great pleasure to honor Nancy with the Naomi Crouch award for her dedication to Missouri 4-H," said Cheryl Reams, executive director of the Missouri 4-H Foundation. "Volunteers like Nancy have made Missouri 4-H the quality experience that it is today, and we are indebted to her for her years of service."

Nancy Harris has been an active Ralls County 4-H volunteer for 18 years. She became involved with the program when her daughters joined 4-H and has since continued to serve on the Ralls County Fair Board, the 4-H Council and currently serves as a club leader.

The Naomi Crouch 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award is given annually to volunteers and organizations that devote their time and talents to MU Extension's 4-H youth development program. The award is named in honor of Naomi Crouch, a Plattsburg native, who was an active 4-H volunteer and Missouri 4-H Foundation trustee for more than 20 years.