Margaret Jenkins Wins Prestigious Family and Consumer Sciences Award!

On Wednesday, December 7, 2022, during The Ohio State University Extension’s Annual Conference, Margaret Jenkins was awarded the Marilyn R. Spiegel Excellence in Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Award.

Since joining Extension in 2006, Jenkins has done educational programming that has reached over 15,000 youth and adults in group settings and one-on-one coaching. Jenkins has worked tirelessly to develop, update, and adapt curriculum to meet the needs of a variety of audiences throughout the county.

In addition to her role as an FCS educator, Jenkins provides excellence leadership in a variety of roles. She has been chosen to lead as president of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences- Ohio Chapter, treasurer of the National Extension Dining with Diabetes Working Group, and faculty chair of the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. She also serves on a variety of volunteer boards and organizations throughout Clermont County.

Jenkins has proved throughout her many years as a part of Ohio State University Extension to be a true leader, and valuable collaborator in our Extension Office. Her work embodies all five Extension Keys of trust, inclusion, care, adaptability, and efficiency.

Congratulations Margaret, we are blessed to have you in our county!

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