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group of students and award recipients

UW-Fond du Lac Professor Kristi Wilkum was part of a team receiving an award recently for the local Young Dreamer’s program from the Wisconsin Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals. 

Fr. Maz Tzul, Holy Family Catholic Parish; Araceli Oswald, Fond du Lac County 4-H Youth Development Agent, UW-Extension; along with Wilkum received the Collaboration/Partnership Team Award recently at the annual conference on April 19 in Wisconsin Dells.

This award recognizes excellence in programs involving external agencies conducted by UW-Extension.

Holy Family Catholic Parish, UW-Fond du Lac and 4-H have worked together to impact over 30 Latino youth and 60 college students in Fond du Lac. Through service-learning projects, UW-Fond du Lac students have shared their knowledge and creativity and the area youth appreciate the experimental learning activities, positive environment and interactions. Both groups have gained valuable learning experiences.  


Laurie Krasin