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2013 Cerro Gordo County - Al Nickerson

Posted on 08/08/2013 at 11:37 AM
Al Nickerson, was a third-generation 4-H member and leader. His grandfather, Raymond Nickerson, established the Lakes Ambitious Feeders 4-H Club in Clear Lake where Al was a member and his father, Walter Nickerson, was a leader. In 4-H, Al’s main project was sheep and bucket bottle calf. In the mid-1990s,...

2012 Cerro Gordo County- Verna Thenhaus

Posted on 07/24/2012 at 10:58 AM
Verna Thenhaus, has served Cerro Gordo County 4-H in many, many ways throughout her 30 year career as an office assistant in the Cerro Gordo County Extension Office. While Verna worked for Extension she served under five Extension Directors, “She was still there when we got there, and still there...

2011 Cerro Gordo County - Dean Weber

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 2:11 PM
Dean Weber has dedicated his professional and personal life to empowering youth. By encouraging the best in youth and providing opportunities for self-directed learning for over 40 years, Dean served the 4-H youth development organization in a variety of capacities, as a 4-H club volunteer for the Geneseo Haymakers/Rockwell Rough...

2010 Cerro Gordo County - Marilyn Witte

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 2:11 PM
Marilyn Witte has been involved in many aspects of 4-H throughout her 25 years. She began as a parent of a 4-Her helping her son and others with many projects. The projects varied from photography, woodworking, swine, and beef. She also worked as a clerk with the small building projects....

2009 Cerro Gordo County - Sheree Sturges

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 2:39 PM
Sheree has been a valuable volunteer to the Cerro Gordo County 4-H program in many aspects. She helped with set-up and clean-up of the fairgrounds, assisted with judging day events, volunteered to register participants at hog weigh-in, and helped in the 4-H Foodstand. She volunteered her time to serve on...

2008 Cerro Gordo County - Judy Levad

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 11:15 AM
Judy Levad is an active supporter of 4-H in Cerro Gordo County. A mom of two 4-H young people, Judy has been a 4-H leader for over 16 years. She was on the original 4-H Foundation group to raise funds and construct our 4-H Learning Center on the North Iowa...

2007 Cerro Gordo County - Donald Sapp

Posted on 04/12/2011 at 11:20 AM
Don has been involved in helping with 4-H youth in Cerro Gordo County since 1984. He is currently the co-chair of the Cerro Gordo Youth Committee and has served on the committee for 7 years. Don has worked with the Cerro Gordo Horse program for 23 years and has been...

2005 Cerro Gordo County - James Kuhlman

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 11:17 AM
James (Jim) Kuhlman came to Cerro Gordo County, April 1, 1981 as the County Extension Director. He retired in 1997 from Cerro Gordo County having served 35 years for the Extension service. Jim began his USDA Extension career on September 10, 1962 at Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska. Over his career...

2003 Cerro Gordo County - Robert (Bob) Wilson

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 2:45 PM
Bob Wilson was an active Wright County 4-H’er as a youth. He received a BA from Iowa State and a Masters in Science from UNI. Bob, upon completion of college, worked for two years with the Hancock County Extension as a youth assistant to help change a hemp plant into...

2002 Cerro Gordo County - Marlene Bartlett

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 12:03 PM
Marlene was orginally from Sumner, Iowa, where she was active as a 4-H’er. As an adult she went on to be a leader for the “Lakes Ambitious Vestae”, latin for “Keepers of the Hearth”. Marlene was a 4-H leader in Cerro Gordo for more than 15 years Marlene currently serves as...
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