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2012 Franklin County- Connie Meyer

Posted on 07/18/2012 at 3:05 PM
Many families and friends walk the winding roads and bike trail under the oak trees of Hillside Cemetery If you find the right spot, you will see a headstone showing a farm scene and the 4-H emblem centered at the bottom of the farm. No one but the family knows...

2011 Franklin County - Charles & Mary Beth Sukup

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 1:53 PM
Anyone who has traveled the country roads in the Midwest has seen the Sukup name on many grain storage bins, but it is the people behind the name that have made more of an impression in the minds of Franklin County 4-H families. Charles and Mary Beth Sukup have played...

2010 Franklin County - Jay and Sally Van Wert

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 1:42 PM
The Van Wert family has a long tradition of involvement in Franklin County 4-H and Extension programs. As a youth Jay was part of a family that was active not only in 4-H but had leadership roles in many Franklin County and Iowa organizations. Jay and Sally served as 4-H...

2009 Franklin County - April Hemmes

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 2:01 PM
April was an 8 year member of the Reeve Rosettes 4-H Club, where she served as an officer and completed projects in Clothing, Home Improvement, Creative Arts, Food and Nutrition, Horse and Veterinary Science. The past 6 years she has been the organization leader for the Reeve Hampton Hustlers 4-H...

2008 Franklin County - Lorna Brown

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 10:47 AM
Lorna Brown was active as a 4-H leader and 4-H committee member. She received the Franklin County 4-H alumni award for her dedication to helping members. Lorna judged 4-H achievement shows for many years, and then continued to help members with projects when clubs no longer held those shows. She...

2007 Franklin County - Ken Showalter

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 2:29 PM
Ken Showalter has always been a strong supporter of 4-H in Franklin County, being the second of 4 generations involved with the program. As a member he was active in livestock and judging projects. He served on the 4-H committee and as a 4-H leader for 15 years. His 4...

2006 Franklin County - Bill Hemm

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 1:32 PM
While a member of 4-H in Franklin County Bill Hemm of Sheffield, had many great experiences. He exhibited his first Champion Baby Beef in 1937, was a member of the top Iowa State Fair Livestock Judging Team, competed in the International Livestock Show judging contest in Chicago, and named top...

2005 Franklin County - Dave Flint

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 2:57 PM
Dave Flint may be remembered for tenure with the Hampton FFA program, but he has been involved with 4-H since the early 40’s when he was a member himself. Over the years he has worked cooperatively with the Franklin County 4-H program, particularly livestock judging. After retirement, Dave worked to...

2004 Franklin County - Alice Van Wert Murray

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 11:55 AM
Alice Van Wert Murray was a Minnesota 4-H member. She married Pat Van Wert of Hampton, and began a long career as a 4-H and community volunteer. She was a 3 year Butler County 4-H leader and then served Franklin County as a 4-H leader and 4-H committee member. She...

2003 Franklin County - Ruth Grace

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 1:57 PM
Ruth Grace was a 40-year volunteer with the 4-H program, 10 years in Marshall County and 30 in Franklin County. She served as a 4-H club leader, special project leader for Health, Youthpower, and Communications, on the Franklin County 4-H Committee, and President of the Franklin County 4-H Foundation. She...

2002 Franklin County - J. Verald Brown

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 1:05 PM
J. Verald Brown has been an active part of the Franklin County 4-H program over his lifetime. He is currently one of the oldest 4-H alumni in Franklin County. As a youth, he was involved in 3 project groups and livestock judging. He was a member of V.B. Hamilton’s successful...
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