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Leavenworth County

Sonya Murphy, 4-H Youth Development Agent


Areas of Specialization:
  • 4-H Club Management
  • Youth and Adult Leadership Development


Personal History/Information:

Sonya brings experience in customer service, human resources and office management to our K-State Research & Extension team.  After graduating from Lansing High School, she attended Pittsburg State University, graduating with a bachelors degree in Psychology and Business and then received her masters degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.  She worked as a Human Resources Manager in Distribution in Ohio for several years before deciding to stay home for a few years with her children.  Sonya and her husband were excited to relocate with their two young daughters back to Leavenworth County.  After being involved with Leavenworth County 4-H for most of her childhood, she is excited to be a part of the program again as well as partnering with other areas of extension.  Sonya spends her spare time sewing, crafting and spending time with her daughters. 


Bachelors of Art in Psychology and Business from Pittsburg State University

Masters of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Chicago School of Professional Psychology

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Contact Sonya with your 4-H Youth Development questions: