Pam Weirich was recognized with the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Meritorious Support Service Award at the organization’s annual awards ceremony on Dec. 9.
The Meritorious Support Service Award is given each year by Epsilon Sigma Phi, the Cooperative Extension professional fraternity.
Weirich, who works in the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension office in Kiowa County, is responsible for written communications, newsletter, educational material and event program designs, managing office financial accounts and billing, managing 4-H enrollment and several 4-H special events and scheduling use of the fairgrounds. Weirich is touted for her organizational skills, professionalism and attention to detail.
Weirich also has led regional staff in finding software to manage events and tutored county and area staff in software programs.
Weirich also is involved in multiple community activities, including teaching Sunday school and vacation Bible school, helping to maintain her church and its grounds, serving as an active member of the Colorado State Patrol Victim Advocate board, volunteering at the Weisbrod Memorial Nursing Home each month and supporting school activities such as athletics, academic groups and FFA.
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