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Sarah Polacek serves as the 4-H and Youth Educator in Madison County. She previously held the position of the 4-H Extension Assistant for last 17 years. She graduated with an Associates of Science in Agriculture from Northeast Community College, a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Agribusiness from Wayne State College and a Masters of Applied Science with a minor in Leadership Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She works with youth development in Madison County where she teaches and assists in developing programs to teach life skills. She has received numerous national , regional and state awards as a team member and individually within the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents and locally. Her passion includes working with youth, science and agriculture.


  • Other, Northeast Community College, 2005
  • BA, Wayne State College, 2008
  • MS, University of Nebraska, 2019

icon-documentPublications and Other Intellectual Contributions

  • Spotlight on 4-H, Tips to Showcase your 4-H Career!

icon-bookmark-starAwards & Honors

  • Distinguished Service Award, National Association of Extension 4-H Agents , 2015

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