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2013 Benton County - Tim and Jean Schmidt

Posted on 08/08/2013 at 11:23 AM
Jean Schmidt was a 9 year 4-H member in Benton County where she showed hogs, cattle and exhibited in Food & Nutrition, Home Improvement and Clothing. She was elected onto the 8 member Benton County Council. She participated at the Iowa State Fair showing cattle and received an Excellence for...

2012 Benton County- Judi Hertle

Posted on 07/31/2012 at 4:23 PM
Judi Hertle’s mother was a 4H leader and introduced her to 4H when she was nine years old. Judi was a 4H’er in Benton County for nine years. She was the county secretary in 1961 and met her husband, Terry, at 4H events. They were married in 1964. Judi received...

2009 Benton County - Sylvia Jane Brockschink Schulte

Posted on 04/28/2011 at 8:53 AM
Sylvia Schulte was never a 4-H member but over the years, her five children, Florine (Swanson), Dale, Myrle, Alvin and Orlan Schulte participated in 4-H in Benton County, as well as 15 of her 17 grandchildren have been members in Benton, Johnson and Wright County and now six great-grandchildren are...

2010 Benton County - Glenn Werning

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 2:24 PM
Glenn Werning has been a 4-H parent, a 4-H supporter and a 4-H volunteer. His many contributions have included running the scale at beef weigh-in during snowy and bitter cold weather and as an announcer for the cattle shows including the Beef Barnyard Babies and the Dairy Kiddie Cattle Kapers....

2008 Benton County - Dick Meyer

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 11:40 AM
Dick has been a tremendous asset to the Benton County 4H Program. He is constantly visible and accessible at weigh-ins, any activities at the fairgrounds and during fair and has never wanted anything but the best for the exhibitors and the fair. Our program is truly lucky to have such...

2007 Benton County - Yvonne Brecht

Posted on 04/12/2011 at 11:33 AM
Yvonne has a love for 4-H and the youth in Benton County that goes beyond compare. She has helped shape the minds and values of so many 4-H’ers in her career as a leader that the true numbers of the lives she has touched will never be known. The great...

2004 Benton County - Royal Tuttle

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 12:25 PM
"A 4-H leader receives more than he gives." Those were the words of Royal Tuttle of Norway explaining his 40 years of leadership in 4-H club work in Benton County. In the '30s when the Florence Hawkeyes 4-H Club was organized by Tuttle, the country was in a depression. Com...

2003 Benton County - Albert Hepker

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 2:54 PM
Albert Hepker of Urbana, Iowa, joined the local club Polk 101 in 1949 at the age of 13. He was an active member until May of 1956. In 1966, Albert started his role in helping youth become leaders as a Club Leader for Polk 101 with 12 members under his...

2002 Benton County - Glennis Nissen

Posted on 03/22/2011 at 1:37 PM
Benton County feels that Glennis is one in a million! She is a tremendous wealth of information for 4-H leaders, 4-H’ers, and county extension staff. Many people look to her as a guide and mentor when it comes to understanding the ins and outs of 4-H. Glennis has been a...
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