McKee and Ballard receive Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence

Renee K. McKee, assistant director and 4-H childhood development program frontrunner with Purdue Extension, and Roy Ballard, retired Purdue Extension farming and normal resources educator in Hancock County, received the 2019 Frederick L. Hovde Award of quality in academic Service towards the Rural People of Indiana. The prize is provided yearly to Purdue professors or staff that have presented outstanding academic service to outlying Indiana.