Staff Achievements and Awards

Mary Corp, pictured with Jer Patton, was named Hermiston Woman of the Year (Image Credit: Jennifer Colton, Northeast Oregon Now)
Mary Corp, pictured with Jer Patton, was named Hermiston Woman of the Year (Image Credit: Jennifer Colton, Northeast Oregon Now)
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Hermiston Chamber of Commerce 

Milton-Freewater Chamber of Commerce

  • Clive Kaiser, agriculture and horticulture specialist for Umatilla County Extension's Milton-Freewater office, received the 2013 Agri-Business of the Year Award by the Milton-Freewater Chamber of Commerce for his work with organizations such as the Milton-Freewater Rotary and Milton-Freewater Sustainability Trust.

National Science Teachers Association

  • Virginia Bourdeau, 4-H Youth Development faculty, received the 2014 Distinguished Informal Science Education Award of the National Science Teachers Association. Virginia will be presented with the award later this year at the NSTA national conference in Boston, MA.

Union County Chamber of Commerce

  • Sherry Nantz, Union County Extension office specialist, was recently selected as the Union County Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year. She was selected for this honor due to her 30+ year volunteer efforts as a 4-H leader and her work on the Annual 4-H Radio Auction as co-chair.