New Chickasaw County Youth Coordinator Eleni Parsons (left) shares a light moment with 4-H and Youth Development Specialist Kendra Crooks at the Chickasaw County ISU Extension office.

County youth coordinator loves new job

Parsons touts the many benefits to all children when it comes to 4-H

Eleni Parsons has a big goal — a utopian one at that — when it comes to Chickasaw County’s 4-H clubs.

“I’d like every kid to be in it,” the new Chickasaw County ISU Extension youth coordinator said, “and I know that’s probably not realistic, but why not dream big, right?”

For Parsons, her new position is a dream job. It allows her to work with kids without having to be in a classroom, it gives her a chance to tout a program that has been a big part of her life since she was 12 years old and it brings her closer to home.

For more on this story see the October 8 Tribune.

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