Elkhart County gets new extension educator

GOSHEN — Mary Ann Lienhart Cross, Elkhart County extension director, is pleased to announce that the Purdue Extension Elkhart County office has a new educator. 
Stephanie Polei is working as an extension educator in a new position, working in 4-H Youth Development and Health and Human Sciences with underserved audiences.
Polei grew up in Logansport.
She attended Indiana University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in dietetics and Ball State University for a master’s degree in nutrition and dietetics.
She is a registered dietitian who worked in long-term care before joining the Purdue Extension team.
Polei is on the job and is eager to work with the youth and adults in the county in the area of food and nutrition and youth development.
She can be reached at 574-533-0554.
She can also be reached via email at spolei@purdue.edu.