Leslie R. Prillaman

Unit Coordinator and Senior Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development

Education Background

  • Virginia Tech; B.S. Communications, Journalism, 1987
  • Virginia Tech; B.S. History, 1987
  • Virginia Tech; M.S. Education, 1993

Work Experience

  • 2020 - Present    Senior Extension Agent, 4-H, Unit Coordinator, Roanoke
  • 1999-2020            Extension Agent, 4-H, Unit Coordinator, Roanoke
  • 1993-1999           Extension Agent, 4-H, Roanoke City
  • 1989-1992           Extension Agent, 4-H, Roanoke County
  • 1987-1989           Staff, Salem Times Register
  • 1987-1989           4-H Extension Technician, Roanoke County

Key Programs

In School Enrichment

  • Embryology
  • Character Counts!
  • Project Learning Tree
  • Seedling Program
  • In-School Garden Project
  • Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids
  • Organ-Wise Guys
  • Agriculture in the Classroom
  • Teen Cuisine
  • Reality Store
  • Animal Science
  • Presentation / Public Speaking

Community and Project Clubs

  • 4-H Clover Club
  • Mountain Mane-iacs
  • 4-H Riders
  • Flying Hooves 4-H
  • Flying Hooves Cloverbuds
  • Stinging Arrows
  • Teen Leaders
  • 4-H Honor Club
  • Cloverbuds

After School Club

  • Andrew Lewis Middle School

Contest and Events

  • Presentation and Public Speaking
  • Hippology
  • Share-the-Fun Performing Arts program
  • Horseless Horse Show
  • Tack Swap and Shop
  • Officer Training
  • Achievement Night
  • Summer Workshops
  • Teen Leadership Training and Lock-in
  • 4-H Horse Shows at Green Hill Park (Fun shows)
  • PD 5 District Contest

Summer Camps

  • 4-H Horse Camp at Green Hill Park Equestrian Center
  • 4-H Summer Camp at W.E. Skelton 4-H Center
  • Specialty Weekend Camps at W.E. Skelton 4H Center

State Events

  • 4-H Day at the Capitol
  • Virginia State Congress
  • Virginia State Horse Show
Leslie R. Prillaman