Vernelle Mitchell-Hawkins


Vernelle Mitchell-Hawkins
Agent
Expertise: Youth Development, Agriculture, Agriscience, 4-H, Leadership & Citizenship
Office Location: 1114 Shawan Road, Suite 2 Cockeysville, MD 21030
Title
Organizational Unit
 
4-H Educator
Vernelle Mitchell-Hawkins
vmh@umd.edu
Baltimore County Extension Office
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
Phone (main): 410 887-8090
Fax: 410 785-5950

Education:

B.S.        University of Maryland Eastern Shore     General Agriculture: Plant and Soil Science

M.S.       University of Maryland Eastern Shore     Food and Agricultural Sciences

 

Biography:

Vernelle joined the Baltimore County Extension office as a 4-H Educator in 2017.  As a Maryland native, she grew up in a rural area of Dorchester County.  Before joining UME, Vernelle was a public school teacher and taught middle school science courses in Harford and Baltimore Counties for 13 years.  More recently she worked as a high school teacher in Baltimore City for 4 years where she focused on Agriculture Career Technology and Education, Biology and Environmental Science courses.  Vernelle has a natural passion for science and agriculture and enjoys empowering youth to be life-long learners and productive members of society.

 

Areas of Interest:

4- H Youth Development

Agriscience & STEM Initiatives

Leadership and Citizenship