Kristy Oosterhouse was named Michigan’s AmeriCorps Member of the Month. She splits her time between the Michigan State University Extension Eaton County Office and the MSU campus. In Eaton County, Kristy runs STOMP 4-H Youth Mentoring under the guidance of Jenny O’Neal, Extension educator. Kristy and Jenny also recently assumed responsibility for Ingham County’s mentoring program as well in an effort to save it from closing. On campus, Kristy is under the guidance of Molly Frendo, MSUE associate program leader, and Lisa Bottomley, Extension specialist. Her service on campus includes 4-H Mentoring Weekend, the 4-H Guided Adventures curriculum and the 4-H Mentor Training curriculum. Kristy served as a member with the 4-H Mentor Michigan Initiative AmeriCorps program; she now is serving her second year of service with the new Mentor Michigan College Coaching Corps.
According to Molly, “Kristy has been one of our super star members over the past two years and we have been very blessed to have her as an integral part of our team.”
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