Sherry Weaver teaches the world's largest gardening lesson on July 28, 2023 at the Monongalia County Ballpark. (Brian Bornes/WVU Extension)
West Virginia University Extension Safety and Health received its first endowment to establish scholarship assistance for individuals seeking to obtain advanced certifications in safety and health. Nancy Valentine Harper of Rivesville, West Virginia, pledged a portion of her estate to support scholarships and a training room at WVU Extension’s Safety and Health at One Waterfront Place.
West Virginia University Extension 4-H teams have a long history of earning top honors in the national land judging and homesite evaluation competitions. In May, a team of Monroe County youths continued that legacy by winning the national champion title at the National Land Judging and Homesite Evaluation Contest in Oklahoma.