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Meet Shelby County's new Purdue Extension 4-H Youth Educator Bailey York

Bailey York is the Purdue Extension 4-H Youth Educator in Shelby County.

Bailey grew up in Greencastle, Indiana, where she was an active 10-year 4-H member. During her time in 4-H she was active in the goat barn, showing her Boer goats with her sister. She served in her junior leader club as the vice president, and completed various general projects. Bailey also went to 4-H camp and served as the Junior Director in her 10th year.

For approximately two years, she acted as the summer assistant in Putnam County.

Bailey was a 2020 graduate from Indiana State University, where she studied Human Development and Family Studies, with a minor in Early Childhood Education. Throughout her time at ISU, Bailey was a member of the sorority Alpha Sigma Alpha. She was part of the National Honor Society of Leadership and Success and served as a resident assistant her senior year.

Her greatest accomplishment has been accepting her dream job within Purdue Extension. Bailey is ecstatic to be joining the Purdue Extension team here in Shelby County. She looks forward to meeting and working alongside the 4-Her’s, volunteers, and community members.