Ritscher, Lisowski Recognized with Teen Court Program Award

Marie Ritscher, Pepin County 4-H Youth Development Agent, and Annie Lisowski, Buffalo County 4-H Youth Development Educator, both Co-Coordinators of the  Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court, received the Excellence in Teen Programming Team Award from the Wisconsin Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals (WAE4-HYDP) at their annual conference on Tuesday, April 25th in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  This state award recognizes excellence in programming with youth in decision making and leadership roles conducted by UW-Extension with other agencies. The team of educators received the award for the development, implementation, evaluation and collaboration with schools for Teen Court Mock Trials with Mondovi, Alma, Pepin and Cochrane-Fountain City School middle school students. This award application was forwarded to the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA) for regional award consideration.