Ingram Is Chosen As 4-H Agent

A reception for Lisa Ingram, the new Marshall County Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development, will be held from 3-5 p.m. Saturday at the 4-H building at the Marshall County Fairgrounds.

Organization members, parents, county leaders and community members are welcome to attend the reception.

Ingram recently assumed her new duties replacing Alice Dolu, who retired after 40 years. Ingram has been involved in the Marshall County 4-H programs for more than 25 years as a member and leader. As a 4-H member, she participated in cooking projects and raised market steers and lambs.

She has been active in a variety of community programs, being a member of the Ohio County Tuberculosis board, the WVSRF Chapter 1 Program committee, a member of the Marshall County Fair Board and director of the Marshall County Fair Queen Pageants.

She and her husband, Rob Ingram, have three children: Lyndsey, a graduate student at Wet Virginia University; Garrett, a sophomore at West Virginia Northern Community College; and Logan, a sophomore at Bishop Donahue High School. Her children have all been members of 4-H since age 9, and are active participants in the livestock program. The family resides in Mount Olivet.

Ingram has a Bachelors Degree in respiratory therapy from Wheeling Jesuit University and two Masters Degrees from WVU in community health education instructional design and technology. She was a professor and division chair at WVNCC prior to staring her employment with West Virginia University.

Ingram will be available for program presentations on a variety of topics including health and nutrition, tobacco awareness, for schools and organizations. She can be contacted by email at lingrarm1@mail.wvu.ed or at her office at 304-843-1170. Her office is located at Marshall County Extension Complex, 126 Barn Drive, Middle Grave Creek Road, Moundsville.