Sixteen Laureates Inducted into 2019 National 4-H Hall Of Fame
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Posted by: Jeannette Rea Keywood, National 4-H Hall of Fame
Sixteen individuals were inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame during a special ceremony on Friday, October 11, at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Each person was honored for his or her lifetime achievements and contributions to 4-H. The National 4-H Hall of Fame honorees are nominated by their home states, National 4-H Council, the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA) or 4-H National Headquarters/National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) based upon their exceptional leadership at the local, state, national and international levels.
The National 4-H Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Laureates recognized for excellence in citizenship, leadership, character and career accomplishments include: Charles B. Cox, Oklahoma; Richard J. Freeman, National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA); Frances L. Hagel, New Jersey; Edward L. Horning, Pennsylvania; Lillian Larwood, Oregon; Donna J. MacNeir, NAE4-HA; Reita Marks, West Virginia; Donna Menart, Wisconsin; Ruby N. Miller, Louisiana; Les Nichols, National 4-H Council; Marilyn N. Norman, Florida; Bill Peterson, Arizona; Howard F. Scott, North Carolina; LC Scramlin, Michigan; Peter J. Stortz, Alaska; and Chuck Todd, Washington. These laureates were selected for the National 4-H Hall of Fame because of their significant contribution to 4-H, the nation’s premier youth development organization that serves over 6 million youth nationwide.
The National 4-H Hall of Fame was established in 2002 as part of the Centennial Project of the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents in partnership with National 4-H Council and 4-H National Headquarters of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA. The purpose of the National 4-H Hall of Fame is to recognize and celebrate those people who have made a significant impact on 4-H and its millions of members for more than 100 years. For more information about the National 4-H Hall of Fame visit http://www.4-H-hof.com/ or contact Jeannette Rea Keywood, National 4-H Hall of Fame Chair at 609-827-0199 or firstname.lastname@example.org