Terri earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business
Administration and Master of Arts Degree in Agribusiness from
South Carolina State University. Terri is a County Extension
Senior 4-H Agent and County Coordinator with South Carolina
4-H Youth Development Program at Clemson University.
Terri is a very dedicated and compassionate educator with over
28 years of experience in youth development. Strengthening
the traditional 4-H program and incorporating a strong
leadership and citizenship program has been Terri’s mission.
Under Terri’s leadership, Sumter has participated in state-sponsored events on a regular basis, produced state winners, has had representation on the State and National 4-H Youth
During her Extension career, Terri has served as President of
the South Carolina Association of Extension 4-H Agents and the Clemson Extension Epsilon Sigma Phi-Alpha Phi Chapter Honorary Fraternity. Terri is also a graduate of the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Sumter Program. For her work in the youth development field, Terri has received numerous awards including the 4-H State and National Achievement in Service Awards, the 4-H State and National Distinguished Service Awards, the 4-H State and National Meritorious Service Awards and the 25 Years of Service Award. Terri has also been recognized with the Epsilon Sigma Phi Early Career Award, the Epsilon Sigma Phi Mid-Career Award, and the Clemson University Board of Trustees Award for Staff Excellence Award. In addition, Terri also serves on the State Science Team and the State 4-H Strategic Committee. She was also a part of the National 4-H STEM Challenge and Design Summit Team that developed the National Science STEM Curriculum for 4-H.
Terri has continued to serve the community as a member of the Sumter County School District Advisory Board, a member of the HYPE Youth Program Advisory Board and a member of the
Sumter County E-STEAM Festival Committee. Terri is also a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. currently serving as the secretary of the Senior Citizens Committee.
A native of Sumter, South Carolina, Terri is married to BarbarnasSumpter, and they have two lovely children, Alexus and Barbarnas Jr.