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Jenkins Named National FCS Extension Educator of the Year

Margaret Jenkins was recently recognized at the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) annual conference as the FCS Extension Educator of the Year.  

This annual award is given to only one FCS educator in the nation who conducts outstanding educational programs that demonstrate impact on families and who has continued professional development activities and involvement. 

Margaret is an educator focusing on family and consumer sciences in Clermont County, and she has been in this role with OSU Extension since 2006. Her work encompasses leadership development, health and wellness, and financial security. She has expertise in building coalitions in diverse settings with both youth and adults, championing the motto Better Lives. Stronger Communities. She is committed to working locally, statewide, and nationally to promote family and consumer sciences as a timely, valuable, and significant profession. 

Congratulations, Margaret! Thank you for representing your county, your state, Extension, and your industry so diligently.