Several NDSU Extension Service agents and staff were honored at this years National Association of Extension 4-H Agents conference in Orlando, Fla.
Samantha Roth, an agent for Stark and Billings Counties, and Carrie Knutson, a Grand Forks County agent, received the Achievement in Service Award.
Beth Roth, a Grant County agent, and Sue Isbell, a Sioux County agent, were honored with the Distinguished Service Award.
Peggy Anderson, an agent for Burke and Divide Counties, was presented the Meritorious Service Award.
Samantha Roth; Jane Heth, an administrative assistant for Stark and Billings Counties; and John Grindahl, a graphic designer in NDSUs Agriculture Communication Department, earned the North Central Regional Exhibit Team Award.
The agents were among more than 900 4-H youth development professionals from across the U.S. to participate in the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents 66th annual conference, which was held Oct. 21-25.
Each year, the association recognizes members for their 4-H and Extension work with awards for outstanding accomplishments in achievement, leadership, service and communication.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.