Joseph A. Carroll, Crawfordsville, has often been referred to as the complete county agent. He has proved his competency in youth work, in managing a county program, in community development and in agriculture.
Here is what people are saying about Joe Carroll:
"I don't care whether you are the largest farmer or the smallest; you will get the same attention from Joe Carroll."
"Joe Carroll is the type of person who never had idle time. He is always engaged in something constructive or productive."
"Joe Carroll has always been a fast worker, and he still moves like he has something else to do."
Who can speak better than those who know him?
Born in Posey County, Indiana, Joe entered the Purdue School of Agriculture where he received his Bachelor's Degree in 1934 and his Master's in 1941. He taught vocational agriculture in Tangier and Chalmers before entering the Extension Service in 1944. He has served in Benton, Jasper, and Montgomery counties. He was president of the Indiana County Extension Agents' Association in 1960.
Such dedication to his profession and practical application of technical skill makes Joe Carroll a logical recipient of the Certificate of Distinction.