Wildcat Connection February 2019 - Page 32

Will Morris joined K-State Research and Extension, Wildcat District as an Agent for STEM 4-H Youth Development in December 2017. He began professional journey working for Crawford County Mental Health. During his time there, he held a variety of roles leading and facilitating programs in schools for children with behavioral disabilities. His hope is to utilize those skills and resources to promote 4-H and the utilization of STEM.

Will began his involvement with 4-H in Crawford County as a youth member of the Lucky Riders 4-H Club. His 4-H background along with his professional experience has helped to elevate programming while maintaining important traditions. He is working diligently to enrich our youth’s skill development in leadership, citizenship, volunteerism, and public speaking.

Will received his degree from Pittsburg State University in Therapeutic Recreation with minors in Chemistry and Psychology. This unique combination has helped to implement new and creative STEM programs that are inclusive of youth from all walks of life. If you are interested in learning more about 4-H and STEM programming, please contact him at 620-724-8233; willmorris@ksu.edu.

A new feature with this month's Wildcat Connection.

We want to make sure you are acquainted with faculty members

within the Wildcat District, and what their areas of specializations

can offer you, your organization, and/or your community.