Extension interns serve local communities

Published 8:20 am Wednesday, June 21, 2023

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NC State Extension announced that Abigail White is completing an Extension internship this summer with the Stanly County Center.

An Extension summer intern works with Extension personnel to deliver hands-on, educational programs. Job shadowing and mentoring help interns learn about the mission and work of North Carolina Cooperative Extension.

Abigail White

“Extension makes a positive difference in the community every day. We provide educational programs that connect communities with research-based information. Our internship program is another way we help prepare students for challenging and rewarding careers in food, agriculture, natural resources, and family and consumer sciences,” said Dr. Richard Bonanno, associate dean of the NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Director of NC State Extension.

White, a Danbury native, is a junior from Ferrum College majoring in agriculture with emphases in animal science and agribusiness.