The University of Illinois Extension has a new face joining the team in Christian County. Catherine O’Connell has joined the U of I Extension Christian County Office as a Publicity and Promotions Assistant and will be involved with getting information about the Extension’s events and happenings out to the community.
O’Connell is from Morrisonville, and she says working in agriculture runs in her blood.
O’Connell says her college path was excellent in preparing her for her new position and life after college.
O’Connell says she looks forward to educating the public because there are more facets to agriculture than just farming.