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2019 Clinton County: Roland and Bette Petersen

Posted on 08/19/2019 at 11:55 AM
Roland and Bette Petersen are life-long supporters of 4-H, the club show, the Pork Producers, Porkettes and Cattlemen. Growing up, Roland was a member of the Miles Baby Beef 4-H Club exhibiting beef projects. Roland was a leader of this same club from 1970-1976 while his kids were members. Bette was also...
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2018 Clinton County: Jackie Crowley

Posted on 08/21/2018 at 2:45 PM
This year Clinton County has nominated Jackie Crowley as the inductee to the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame. Jackie Crowley has been active in Clinton County 4-H and club show activities since she was 10 years old. As a member of the Delmar Debettes and Debbies 4-H clubs, she always...
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2017 Clinton County: Don and Terri Swanton

Posted on 08/24/2017 at 8:56 PM
Don and Terri Swanton live in Goose Lake, Iowa, where they’ve raised four children and own a Pioneer Seed Sales Agency. They both grew up in strong, traditional 4-H families; their parents and grandparents were 4-H members, club leaders and county committee members. The Swanton’s have been heavily involved in...

2016 Clinton County Nancy Spain

Posted on 08/26/2016 at 10:02 AM
Nancy Spain, our mother, has been deeply rooted in 4-H since she was a little girl. Growing up in a 4-H family with older siblings, Mom was involved in 4-H projects before she was old enough to become a member. The passion and dedication for 4-H sparked a flame at...

2015 Clinton County- Ray and Evelyn Stuedemann

Posted on 08/23/2015 at 9:33 AM
Ray and Evelyn Stuedemann were very active in the Clinton County 4-H program for many years and continue to be avid supporters. Ray and Evelyn were both involved in the 4-H program as youth. Ray’s father was the leader of his club. Ray was a member of the Lincoln Cowmilkers and...

2014 Clinton County - Marvel Smith

Posted on 08/17/2014 at 9:35 PM
Marvel Smith from DeWitt served many years in the Clinton County Extension office in DeWitt. She began as an office assistant in the fall of 1969, serving for 26 years, retiring in 1994. 4-H leaders and members remember Marvel for her ability to know all the forms and all the changes...

2013 Clinton County - Glen McCulloh

Posted on 08/08/2013 at 11:43 AM
Glen McCulloh has been involved in 4-H since he was a member of the Mohawk 4-H Club in the 1950’s. He grew up in a 4-H family where he and his brothers were all actively involved. Glen not only showed cattle at the club show, but remembers the thrill of...

2012 Clinton County- Allan & Jeanne Rogis

Posted on 07/18/2012 at 2:43 PM
Allan and Jeanne Rogis from rural DeWitt have a long history with Clinton County 4-H. Jeanne has been involved in some aspect of 4-H for over 50 years, as a member of the Minnehaha club and a leader of the DeWitt DDD club as an adult. Allan became involved with...

2011 Clinton County - Joanne Guise

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 2:04 PM
Joanne (Goodall) Guise from Delmar has a long history with Clinton County 4-H. She has been involved in some aspect of 4-H for over 65 years. As a member of the Delmar Hot Shots 4-H Club from 1945-1951, Joanne spent time in the ring showing cattle. Little did she know...

2010 Clinton County - Linda (Witt) Wiese

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 2:04 PM
Linda (Witt) Wiese, from rural Charlotte has been a 4-H leader in Clinton County for 32 years. Growing up, Linda was an 8 year 4-H member of the local Charlotte club. Linda married a fellow 4-H member, Dean Wiese and has been an active leader since. Her two grown daughters,...

2009 Clinton County - Norman Bousselot

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 2:35 PM
Norman joined the Win or Bust 4-H club in 1947, and remained in 4-H for 11 years holding all offices in his local club. Since then he has served as the Boys County 4-H president, a counselor at 4-H camp, a member of the Youth Committee for 12 years, a...

2008 Clinton County - Lee Barber

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 11:11 AM
Lee Barber was a leader in the Clinton County 4-H program for the DeWitt Hustlers in the 1960’s. He was a leader for a number of years and also worked with the youth enrolled in the dairy project area as a superintendent for the Clinton County Club Show. He is...

2007 Clinton County - Beverly Downey

Posted on 04/12/2011 at 11:15 AM
Bev has been a positive influence on the youth of Clinton County by helping them to develop life skills including leadership and communication. She provides consistent encouragement in several 4-H project areas. Her time and dedication is unable to be measured by the youth she has benefited. 1967-76 Member of...
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2005 Clinton County - Leonard Goettsch

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 3:09 PM
Leonard Goettsch was a person who showed leadership behind the scenes. He was a solid influence on many Clinton County Youths. He developed relationships with many youths and adults through the beef program. Everyone could depend on him to help or brighten their day with a sense of humor that...

2004 Clinton County - Winton and Cleone McCulloh

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 12:10 PM
Cleone belonged to the Jolet 4-H Club and Winton belonged to the Mohawk 4-H Club in Clinton County. Cleone was the County President in 1942 of the County Girls 4-H Club; Winton was the County Secretary. They crossed paths in October 1942 when they each helped at the annual meeting...

2003 Clinton County - Janet Selby

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 2:40 PM
Janet was an active 4-H member of the DDD 4-H Club in Clinton County. Her favorite project when she was in 4-H was showing Angus beef cattle. Janet was a 30-year leader of the Iowanna 4-H Club, served as an active member of the County fair board, active 4-H judge,...

2002 Clinton County - Diane Claeys

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 12:24 PM
Diane Claeys was a member of the Elvira Hi-Ho 4-H club as a youth. She has been a leader of the Iowanna Junior 4-H club for 26 years and is also a member of the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Diane says that 4-H is a very goal centered learning program and teaches...
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