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McNally joins Frontier Extension District as youth development agent

100914-mcnallyJanae McNally has joined the staff of the Frontier Extension District as the new 4-H youth development agent, effective Oct. 6, 2014. She worked previously for K-State Research and Extension as a family and consumer sciences/4-H youth development agent in Coffey County.

Reception: The Frontier Extension District will be hosting a reception for McNally at 3:30-5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, in the Ottawa office at 1418 S. Main St., Suite 2. Cookies and punch will be served.

Janae earned a bachelor’s degree in family studies and community services with a minor in leadership studies from Kansas State University in 2005.

She grew up on a family farm outside of Quenemo and graduated from Marais des Cygnes Valley High School. She is currently living outside Quenemo with her husband, Caleb, and their two young children, Braelyn and Gradey.

4-H youth development agents develop and deliver programs aimed at helping youth develop life skills, including a positive self-concept, an inquiring mind, a concern for the community, healthy interpersonal relationships and sound decision making.

Extension agents are jointly employed in a partnership between K-State Research and Extension, headquartered on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan, and the local Extension board.

The role of K-State Research and Extension is to encourage the adoption of research-based information to improve the quality of life for Kansans. K-State Research and Extension is the short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service.

More information about K-State Research and Extension Frontier District is available at

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