UW-Fond du Lac Professor Kristi Wilkum was part of a team receiving an award recently for the local Young Dreamer’s program from the Wisconsin Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals.
Fr. Maz Tzul, Holy Family Catholic Parish; Araceli Oswald, Fond du Lac County 4-H Youth Development Agent, UW-Extension; along with Wilkum received the Collaboration/Partnership Team Award recently at the annual conference on April 19 in Wisconsin Dells.
This award recognizes excellence in programs involving external agencies conducted by UW-Extension.
Holy Family Catholic Parish, UW-Fond du Lac and 4-H have worked together to impact over 30 Latino youth and 60 college students in Fond du Lac. Through service-learning projects, UW-Fond du Lac students have shared their knowledge and creativity and the area youth appreciate the experimental learning activities, positive environment and interactions. Both groups have gained valuable learning experiences.