Taylor receives global education award from MU Extension

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Eileen Yager
MU Extension Web Publishing Team
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Published: Thursday, October 30, 2008

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Joyce Taylor, 573-882-6393

COLUMBIA, Mo. -Joyce Taylor of Fayette received the Ronald J. Turner Global Education Award from University of Missouri Extension, Oct. 30. Taylor is the global education coordinator for MU Extension's 4-H Youth Development Program.

The Turner award, named in honor of the former extension director and UM vice president, supports international travel and experiences for MU Extension faculty members.

For the past 20 years, Taylor has been arranging international experiences for young people through 4-H exchange programs. The award will allow Taylor to expand that program, providing support for additional host families in Missouri and scholarships for young people traveling to other countries.