Moore Recognized With Above And Beyond Award

(Left to right): Katie Moore, Johnston County Administrative Assistant was recognized at the NC Cooperative Extension District Conference with the “Above and Beyond” award. Pictured from left to right are Rich Bonnano, Director of NC State Extension; Katie Moore; Rosalind Dale, Extension Administrator NC A&T State University; and Keith Walters, Southeast District Extension Director.

The NC Cooperative Extension held the Southeast District Extension Conference at the Johnston County Extension Center near Smithfield on Oct. 30th.  This conference was specifically for an 18-county region, including Johnston County, and was held in conjunction with five other similar conferences throughout the state.

At the meeting, NC Cooperative Extension employees from all levels of the organization learned of a new initiative to further strengthen customer service from the organization to the citizens of North Carolina.

NC Cooperative Extension is a collaborative effort between NC State University and NC A&T State University that partners with county governments to deliver informal educational programs to address needs in agriculture, food, nutrition, and 4-H Youth Development.

At the district conferences, employees were recognized for outstanding efforts in Cooperative Extension.

Katie Moore, Johnston County Administrative Assistant was presented a special Above and BeyondAward recognizing her outstanding efforts in planning and facilitation of the district conference.

“Katie goes above and beyond in many aspects of her work on a daily basis in Johnston County.  She provides great customer service to the people we serve each and every day,” according to Bryant Spivey, Johnston County Extension Director.

Katie is a native of Johnston County and grew up in the Micro community.  She attended Meredith College and graduated in 2010.  She has been working with the Johnston County Extension Center since 2011.  She and her husband Brooks Moore live in Princeton with their two children, Mary Grace and Benton, and they are active members at Micro Original Freewill Baptist Church.