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2012 Story County- Claire Hall

Posted on 07/24/2012 at 11:05 AM
Claire Hall’s love for children and interest in horses was the beginning of her involvement in the Story County 4-H program. She grew up in the Chicago area, graduated from Augustana College in Rock Island, IL and later received her Master’s degree from Iowa State University. She married and soon...
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2011 Story County - Don and Doris Goering

Posted on 08/19/2011 at 12:17 PM
Don and Doris Goering’s involvement in 4-H has been a life-long commitment. Each of them were 4-H’ers as youth, Don in Scott County and Doris in Keokuk County. Doris served as County girls' 4-H president. Don was also an active 4-H’er, participating in livestock shows. Both Don and Doris became...
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2010 Story County - Larry Anderson

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 11:39 AM
Larry Anderson has a passion for 4-H which led him to join the leader team for the Palestine Peppy Pushers 4-H Club in 1982 and he is still involved. He served as the organizational leader for at least 14 of those years. When one works with Larry on a committee...
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2009 Story County - Don Struthers

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 12:38 PM
Don Struthers, long time Collins area farmer, was originally a member of the Collins Comets 4-H Club while his mother served as club leader. During the late 1960’s/early 1970’s Don also served the adult volunteer leader of the Collins Comets 4-H Club. To this day, Don continues a very active...
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2008 Story County - Shirley Pilgrim

Posted on 04/15/2011 at 11:29 AM
Shirley Pilgrim has been involved and supportive of the 4-H Extension program her entire life. Her mother was on the Jasper County Extension Council and a 4-H leader. Shirley, originally an active member of the Modern Maids 4-H Club in Jasper County, was a 4-H leader for over 40 years...
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2007 Story County - Lee and JoAnn Blanchard

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 11:24 AM
The 4-H program in Story County has always been a part of Lee and JoAnn Blanchard’s life from the early days that both were 4-H Club members. JoAnn served for seventeen years as the 4-H County Youth Coordinator for the Story County Extension office and Lee served as Superintendent of...
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2006 Story County - Ralph & Carolyn Manning

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 12:33 PM
Ralph and Carolyn Manning have spent a life time looking out for the welfare of 4-H’ers and youth. In Story County, they provided a vision and leadership for county 4-H Clubs and volunteer 4-H leaders resulting in the largest county 4-H Program in the State. Ralph and Carolyn are loyal...
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2005 Story County - Glen Mackey

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 1:36 PM
Glen Mackey is a long-term 4-H volunteer and pioneer who has worked at the local club and county levels in several counties during his entire adult life. He has been active in 4-H as a member and volunteer for over 50 years. Even at age 81, Glen continues to participate...

2004 Story County - Jim Christy

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 10:52 AM
Jim Christy served as the Story County Extension Youth Assistant for five years and held the position of County Extension Director for thirty years. Jim impacted the lives of countless 4-H’ers. He always had the needs and interests of the young people in mind. Former 4-H’er Bill Couser says, “He...
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2003 Story County - Lauren L. Christian

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 11:36 AM
Lauren L. Christian shared his swine knowledge and expertise with Story County 4-H’ers and their parents. As a swine project leader, Lauren offered swine workshops and demonstrations that provided youth opportunities to gain knowledge about the swine industry. He enabled youth to practice and enhance skills through these hands-on learning...
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2002 Story County - C.J. Gauger

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 2:59 PM
C.J. Gauger is a 34-year Cooperative Extension Service veteran who served as Story County Extension Director from 1951-1956 and later guided Iowa’s 4-H Youth Development Program as State 4-H Leader from 1959-79. During his tenure, C.J. worked on a national 4-H leadership team to lay the foundation for life skill...
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