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2019 Palo Alto County: Linda Rouse

Posted on 08/19/2019 at 2:02 PM
The time and commitment Linda Rouse of Emmetsburg has committed to supporting 4-H in Palo Alto County and surrounding counties is definitely worthy of great appreciation and recognition. Linda began her involvement with 4-H in Pocahontas County where she was a 4-H member most of her childhood years. In the...
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2018 Palo Alto County: Clyde Johnson

Posted on 08/21/2018 at 3:58 PM
The time and effort Clyde Johnson of West Bend has committed to improving and supporting 4-H and FFA in Palo Alto County is truly astonishing. 4-H and FFA have been a lifelong commitment for him. Clyde was a 4-Her while growing up in the Buffalo Center area and served on...
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2017 Palo Alto County: Denise Flaherty

Posted on 08/28/2017 at 9:15 AM
Understanding the importance of 4-H in her own life and wanting that for her two daughters, Denise Flaherty of Graettinger became a 4-H leader of the Walnut Willing Workers 4-H Club in Palo Alto County in 1982. She gave leadership to that club for approximately ten years. Twelve years later...

2016 Palo Alto County Margaret Pratt

Posted on 08/26/2016 at 9:08 AM
Since this year Palo Alto County is celebrating 100 years of Extension, we chose this special lady because of the big part she played in our Extension’s history. Margaret Pratt began working in Palo Alto County as a home demonstration agent in February 1936. Four 4-H clubs existed at the...

2015 Palo Alto County- Keyron and Esty Rogarty

Posted on 08/24/2015 at 9:40 AM
As we reflect back, the time and commitment that Keyron and Esty Fogarty of Cylinder have given to supporting and improving 4-H in Palo Alto County has been truly amazing. Keyron Joseph Fogarty was born in December of 1926 and was a member of the Fern Valley Wide Awakes 4-H...

2014 Palo Alto County - Roberta Hersom

Posted on 08/18/2014 at 8:26 AM
The time and commitment that Roberta Hersom of Emmetsburg has committed to supporting and improving 4-H in Palo Alto County has been truly astonishing. She has been a 4-H organizational leader for the Junior Clippers 4-H Club for the past fifteen years. Through the years she has taught members many...

2013 Palo Alto - Karen Schwartzkopf

Posted on 08/08/2013 at 11:42 PM
The time and effort that Karen Schwartzkopf of Whittemore, IA has committed to improving and supporting 4-H in Palo Alto County is truly astonishing. Karen was a 4-Her herself while growing up in Mercher County in Illinois. She was a member of the Sunbeam Peps and enjoyed the project areas...

2012 Palo Alto- Devona Perkins

Posted on 07/24/2012 at 11:04 AM
The Palo Alto County 4-H program and fair would not be what it is today without the efforts of a very special lady. Devona Perkins of Emmetsburg, IA began her 4-H career when she was in the 5th grade as a member of the Sioux Braves 4-H Club. She excelled...

2011 Palo Alto County - Terry Rouse

Posted on 08/19/2011 at 12:56 PM
The time and effort that Terry Rouse of Curlew, IA has committed to improving and supporting 4-H in Palo Alto County is truly astonishing. While growing up he was a member of the Silver Lake Cruisers 4-H Club and showed dairy cattle. He graduated high school in 1973 and in...

2010 Palo Alto County - Bert and Julie Naig

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 12:28 PM
Bert and Julie Naig are both native Palo Alto County 4-H’ers. Bert joined the Independence Boosters as a teenager. He was primarily involved in livestock activities. Julie was a nine-year member of the Rush Lake Peppy Pals 4-H Club and served as club president. She was the county council vice...

2009 Palo Alto County - Ann Stillman

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 1:01 PM
Ann Stillman is well known in her community as a volunteer for many worth-while causes. One of those worthwhile causes has been 4-H. She was a 4-H club leader for 19 years, three of those years in Audubon, and the rest in Palo Alto County. As a leader of the...

2008 Palo Alto County - Dan Voigt

Posted on 04/15/2011 at 12:25 PM
Dan Voigt of Graettinger, IA, a Palo Alto County 4-H alumnus, has been very generous with his time and talents for Palo Alto County Extension. Because of his job with the local newspaper, he gives us great media coverage, many times with colored pictures on the front page. He covers...

2007 Palo Alto County - Tim Naig

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 12:35 PM
For many years Tim Naig of Cylinder, IA has made a positive impact in the lives of many 4-Hers in Palo Alto County and throughout the state. He was a 9-year 4-H member as a youth and has been involved with 4-H ever since. Tim has judged numerous sheep shows...

2006 Palo Alto County - Helen Anliker

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 12:46 PM
Helen Anliker has volunteered many hours to 4-H and the Palo Alto County Fair. Citizenship and leadership are exemplified by her participation in community activities showing concern for 4-H and the welfare of others. Helen has been a 4-H club leader for the Fern Valley 4-Hers for the past 17...

2005 Palo Alto County - Merrylea Clasing

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 2:03 PM
Merrylea Clasing of Emmetsburg has made a positive impact in the lives of many 4-H’ers in Palo Alto County. She has been a member of the Palo Alto County Extension Council for the past 14 years where she has held the offices of treasurer and secretary. She also has represented...

2004 Palo Alto County - Ray Brown

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 11:04 AM
Ray Brown of West Bend, IA has made a positive impact in the lives of many 4-H’ers in Palo Alto County and throughout the state. He was a 4-H club leader of the West Bend Pioneers for 27 years and started back up a year ago to help his son...

2003 Palo Alto County - Angie Beem

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 12:43 PM
Angie Beem is well known in her community as a teacher and volunteer for many worthwhile causes. One of those worthwhile causes has been 4-H. She has been a leader of the Junior Clippers 4-H Club for the last 29 years and continues that leadership today. Angie has mothered girls...

2002 Palo Alto County - Julie Nelson

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 2:39 PM
Julie Nelson has been a 4-H leader of the Highland Happy Hustlers for 24 years. She has served on the 4-H Youth Committee for the last 14 years. Under her leadership the club has made many generous contributions to the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Her club raises money by making and...
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