Tyree Ag Communications Manager, Kristine Puthoff, has been involved with 4-H her entire life. She was involved in 12 years of Stafford County 4-H and a member of the Cloverleaf 4-H Club. Projects that she participated in included: beef, dog, foods, crafts, gardening, and leadership. Kristine was a county ambassador, attended 4-H Camp as both a camper and a counselor, held various offices, and participated in county club days. After high school, Kristine was a member of the K-State Collegiate 4-H Club for 2 years and worked at the State 4-H Office as a student office assistant for 3 years. In 2011, she took a summer internship at the K-State Youth Livestock Program, and la\ter took the position as coordinator after graduating with her Bachelor's degree. In graduate school, Kristine's two-year project focused on improving communication between state offices, agents, parents, and youth in 4-H.
Currently, Kristine volunteers at the local level in Edwards County 4-H. She judges at county fairs in the summer, is on the county 4-H PDC committee, and enjoys helping wherever she can to help the 4-H'ers in the county. She is proud of her roots in 4-H and attributes much of her scholastic and professional success to such a great organization.
Thank you Kristine for sharing your 4-H story during National 4-H Week! Check back tomorrow to see more from Tyree Ag employees!