Ellis Joins Staff for the Summer

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Lisa Ellis is completing an Extension internship this summer with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee 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.

“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 University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Director of NC State Extension. “The Cherokee County Center is excited to have Lisa on the staff for the summer and all the skills she brings” according to Douglas Clement, County Extension Director for the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center. Lisa Ellis is a senior from Tennessee Technological University majoring in Agriculture Communications, and is a native of Roan Mountain, Tennessee.