Vernelle Mitchell-Hawkins

Vernelle Mitchell-Hawkins
Expertise: Youth Development, Agriculture, Agriscience, 4-H, Leadership & Citizenship
Office Location: 1114 Shawan Road, Suite 2 Cockeysville, MD 21030
Organizational Unit
4-H Educator
Vernelle Mitchell-Hawkins
Baltimore County Extension Office
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
Phone (main): 410 887-8090
Fax: 410 785-5950
4-H Educator
Vernelle Mitchell-Hawkins
Carroll County Extension Office
700 Agriculture Center
Westminster, Maryland 21157
Phone (main): 410 386-2760
Phone (alt): 888 326-9645
Fax: 410 876-0132
4-H Educator
Vernelle Mitchell-Hawkins
Harford County Extension Office
3525 Conowingo Road, Suite 600
Street, Maryland 21154
Phone (main): 410 638-3255
Fax: 410 638-3053


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

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



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