After more than 30 years of service in Cooperative Extension, Dr. Shirley Jo Taylor retired in 2000. Dr. Taylor’s contributions to youth development and 4H were truly outstanding. More than a decade, Dr. Taylor has also served on the School’s Alumni and Friends Council. Dr. Taylor is a recipient of the UA’s Sydney Wood Award and also the CALS Lifetime Achievement Award. Recently, Dr. Taylor established an endowment in support of student Externships in Cooperative Extension.