Writer: D'Lyn Ford
LAS CRUCES - Kelly Knight began work July 1 as the new 4-H home economist with New Mexico State University's Cooperative Extension Service in Bernalillo County.
Knight will promote 4-H home economics programs among youth and 4-H leaders in the county.
"Bernalillo has a well-established 4-H program, so my main focus will be on getting 4-Hers more involved in home economics projects," she said.
Knight is a 1994 graduate of Las Cruces High School. She earned a bachelor's degree from NMSU in family and consumer sciences in 1998.
While at NMSU, she was on the dean's list for three semesters. She served as a student intern in the Otero County Extension office during summer 1997. She also worked as a student office assistant and a student clerical aide.
Knight is pursuing a master's degree in agricultural and extension education from NMSU. She is a member of the Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
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