NACDEP Award Winners from the Southern Region

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The Southern Rural Development Center wishes to extend congratulations to those from the southern region who received awards at the 2023 National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP) Conference held in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and co-hosted by the University of Idaho Extension and Washington State University Extension.

2023 NACDEP Southern Award Winners

Please join us in extending congratulations to the South Region’s 2023 NACEP Award Winners!

Distinguished Career Award

Winner: Dr. Stacey W. McCullough - University of Arkansas

Excellence in Community Development, Individual

Alicia Betancourt - University of Florida

UF/IFAS Extension Climate Resiliency Program

National Winner: Innovation and Creativity, Individual

Natriez Peterson - Prairie View A&M University

CED Rural Home Loan Packaging Program

Educational Materials, Team

Jayoung Koo, Melissa Bond, & Simona Balazs - University of Kentucky

SPARK! Extension Creative Placemaking Toolkit

Educational Technology, Team

Peyton S. Beattie & Annie Wallau - UF/IFAS Extension

Megan S. Cantrell - University of Florida

Developing Leadership Skills through an Online and In-Person Approach

Excellence in Community Development, Team

Jamie Rae Walker, Valerie Jauregui, Emily Gunderson, Victorino Cantu, Kelsey Coats, Anna Stehling, Kailey Strack,

Jeongseup Lee, & Jenna Anding - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Jacquelyn White - Prairie View A&M University

Working on Wellness Environments (WOW-E) Youth Summit

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