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Terry Abston

Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, Unit Coordinator

Education and Degrees

BS, Biology, Glenville State College, West Virginia

BA, Science Education, Glenville State College, West Virginia

MS, Environmental Studies, Longwood University, Virginia

Work Experience

Teacher for 10 years in public school systems in West Virginia, North Carolina, and Virginia. Worked as Natural Resource Coordinator at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in early 1990's - Appomattox, VA. Received Masters in 2003 and started as 4-H Associate Extension Agent in Amelia and Nottoway Counties. Presently Unit Coordinator and Extension Agent, 4-H Youth in Nottoway County.

Professional Associations

  • NAE4HA
  • VESA
  • Epsilon Sigma Phi
  • VAE4HA
  • Chair of Natural Resources, Environmental, and Agriculture Literacy Programming Team


  • Central District Programming Excellence Award, 2006
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension Programming Award, 2007 and 2008