Four FCS Extension Educators honored for career accomplishments

Shannon CarterBarb HennardShannon Carter, Marie Economos, Barbara Hennard, and Dan Remley, all with Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS), won national awards for their contributions to improving lives in Ohio.

They received their awards at the most recent conference of the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.

“The association’s Distinguished Service Award and the Continued Excellence Award are two of the most prestigious presented,” said Lora Lee Howard, president of the organization. Carter and Hennard received the Continued Excellence Award and Economos and Remley received the Distinguished Service award.

Marie EconomosDan Remley"Members who have attained these pinnacles in their career exemplify best practices in educational programming and professionalism. They are serving and meeting educational needs of their clients each day with unbiased, research-based information.”

“I am especially pleased that Shannon, Marie, Dan, and Barb received this national recognition,” said Pat Bebo, assistant dean for Outreach and Engagement in the College of Education and Human Ecology and OSU Extension assistant director for Family and Consumer Sciences. “As we continue our Excellence to Eminence, these individuals exemplify characteristics of great leadership while serving thousands of Ohioans.”