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2012 Ringgold County- Alan Smith

Posted on 07/24/2012 at 11:09 AM
Alan Smith has supported 4H his entire life—even by going with his mother who was an Extension Home Economist. Alan lived in a multitude of states always understanding the importance of 4H in his life, as well as others. In Ringgold County, Alan is the owner and publisher of the...

2011 Ringgold County - Preston Hayes

Posted on 08/19/2011 at 12:37 PM
Preston Hayes is an example of someone who bleeds green – he believes in 4-H. Preston was always interested in livestock growing up as a youngster in Sioux City, and although he was never a 4-H member he believes in 4-H. From there his passion continued as he served as...

2010 Ringgold County - Jim Smith

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 11:46 AM
Jim Smith, is a well known farmer, auctioneer, and volunteer in Ringgold County. Jim has had involvement in 4H his entire life. He was a member of the Tingley Toppers 4H Club as a young man. Jim especially excelled in his beef project work. He participated in every aspect of...

2009 Ringgold County - Judy Hensley

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 12:43 PM
Judy Hensley from Mount Ayr, IA is the 2009 Ringgold County Hall of Fame Honoree. Judy’s ability to care about the youth of Ringgold County and to positively influence adults as well as youth is ongoing. Judy has served as a 4H Club Leader, 4H Program Assistant, Office Assistant and...

2008 Ringgold County - Connie and Doyle Richards

Posted on 04/15/2011 at 11:44 AM
Doyle and Connie Richards from Tingley, IA are the 2008 Ringgold County Hall of Fame Honorees. Connie’s ability to connect with youth and adults and to provide quality programs are a couple of traits that really stand out. She is a willing volunteers for a wide variety of Extenison programming...

2007 Ringgold County - Merritt & Lorene Triggs

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 12:04 PM
Merritt & Lorene Triggs have been lifetime supporters of 4-H in Ringgold County. Merritt was an 11 year member of 4H in Ringgold County. His passion while in 4-H was the swine and horse project area. He exhibited Spotted and Poland hogs, draft horses, decorated and drove multiple hitch. After...

2006 Ringgold County - Jessica Pierschbacher

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 12:39 PM
Jessica touched many youth and adults with her kindness, caring, and fairness in 4H and by being a great person during her 16 years of life. She helped many youth to see the value and good of being involved in 4H. She was a true example of what 4H is...

2005 Ringgold County - Mary Ann Smith

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 1:55 PM
Mary Ann Smith has had a long 4-H career. It began as a young 4-H member and continues today in her many roles as a 4-H volunteer. Mary Ann was a successful 4-H member with many accomplishments that helped make her the individual she is today. Mary Ann was a...

2004 Ringgold County - Arlene Sobotka

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 10:59 AM
Arlene served as a 4-H leader in the Jolly Jinglers 4-H Club for 20 plus years. She also served many years on Ringgold County Extension Council, Open Class Superintendent for the Ringgold County Fair and on the 4-H & Youth Committee. Arlene’s ability to develop life skills in youth and...

2003 Ringgold County - Bob Martin

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 11:49 AM
Bob Martin is a hands-on volunteer in the Ringgold County 4-H Program. He has served on the County Extension Council, as a 4-H & Youth committee member, 4-H volunteer, County Fair 4-H & Livestock Superintendent, and a mentor for many youth and adults. His ability to influence policy-making in the...

2002 Ringgold County - Milt Henderson

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 2:51 PM
Milt Henderson spent a lifetime loving youth and encouraging them to be the best possible persons they could become. Milt became involved in ISU Extension work in 1946 and served on the local, area and state level. At one time Milt could name all the 4H members in the six counties...
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