Teki Hunt Winston to Take Over as Leader of State’s Home Economists AAFCS June 1

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences

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Newly-elected Arkansas AAFCS officers (l-r) are Dr. Brenda Martin, public relations/ways and means chair; Teki Hunt Winston, president; Dr. Marilyn Bailey-Jefferson, president-elect; Dr. Janette Wheat, immediate past president; Yunru Shen and Rachel Luckett, nominating committee; and Brittnie Irwin, secretary. Not pictured are Mollie Sanford, nominating committee; and Rebekah Luong, treasurer.

Teki Hunt Winston, director of 4-H programs and recruitment for the School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, (UAPB) will take over as president of the Arkansas affiliate of the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) June 1.

Other leadership roles will be filled by the following officers elected at the Arkansas AAFCS spring conference recently: Dr. Brenda Martin, chair, UAPB Department of Human Sciences, public relations/ways and means chair; Dr. Marilyn Bailey-Jefferson, Child Development Center director, president-elect; Yunru Shen, UAPB fashion/merchandise, textiles and design instructor, nominating committee; Rachel Luckett, UAPB Extension specialist-nutrition leader, nominating committee; Brittnie Irwin, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher, DeQueen Junior High School, secretary; Mollie Sanford, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher, Dumas New Tech High School, nominating committee; and Rebekah Luong, Family and Consumer Sciences instructor/advisor, University of Central Arkansas, treasurer.

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Rachel Luckett, center, is congratulated by Dr. Janette Wheat, Arkansas AAFCS outgoing president (left); and Teki Hunt Winston, incoming president who takes over June 1.

Rachel Luckett received a $1,000 AAFCS scholarship to continue studies at Walden University. Luckett is working on a doctorate in health services with emphasis on public health policy.

Certificates of recognition were awarded to Dr. Beth Wilson and Rebecca Teague. Both are retiring from Harding University; Wilson with 40 years of service and Teague, 25 years of service.

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