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Christy D Clary

Graduate Student Profile
Christy Clary grew up as the youngest in a family of four girls on a small farm in Southern Ohio. Following in her sisters footsteps she became actively involved in 4-H. Christy’s experiences with 4-H helped to build her interest in youth leadership development. During her undergraduate career at The Ohio State University, she became actively involved with the Ohio Operation: Military Kids (OMK) program. That involvement has led to her current role as the Indiana OMK Graduate Assistant. She is using the knowledge she gained from Ohio and other related experiential educational experiences to help implement the Indiana program. 

Bachelors of Science in Agricultural Communication, The Ohio State University

Professional Activities
4-H Congress Presenter (2011)
4-H Skills Café Presenter (2012)
National Science Teachers Association Conference, Exhibit Hall Presenter (2012) 

Research Interests
Youth leadership development; experiential learning; youth residential camping; 
Committee Members
Dr. Jerry Peters (Co-Chair)
Dr. Steve McKinely (Co-Chair)
Dr. Theresa Ferrari, The Ohio State University 

Funding Source
Operation: Military Kids Graduate Assistant

Awards & Honors

(2012) Harlan W & Dorothy W Parr Scholarship. Lafayette Community Foundation.