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2022 Sioux County Cheryl Heronemus

Posted on 08/22/2022 at 12:21 PM
Sioux County is proud to nominate Cheryl Heronemus as their 2022 4-H Hall of Fame candidate. Cheryl has served, guided, and provided leadership to Sioux county for 45 years. She started her career as a county youth coordinator in 1977 for five years. Cheryl then moved into the county director...

2021 Sioux County Bertha Lammers

Posted on 08/23/2021 at 4:56 PM
Bertha, alongside her husband, Harlan, spent decades giving to the 4-H community of Sioux County. She believed deeply in the values of education, agriculture, and hard work that move the 4-H program forward, and she was committed to seeing the program continue to grow in Sioux County. With the sudden...

2020 Sioux County: Bill & Cathy Punt

Posted on 08/23/2020 at 12:00 PM
Bill and Cathy Punt have been an integral part of the Sioux County Youth Fair for over 20 years. This couple has been named more than once the “mom and dad” of the Sioux County Youth Fair. Cathy has spent hours behind the mic announcing livestock shows and non-livestock events,...
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2019 Sioux County: Anita Jeltema

Posted on 08/19/2019 at 2:12 PM
Constant, loyal, kind and knowledgeable are words I would use to describe Anita Jeltema. Anita was a crucial part of the Sioux County Extension office and 4-H program for 20 plus years. Anita is missed since her retirement, and we appreciate the years she committed to the 4-H program. Because of...
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2018 Sioux County: Neal Koole

Posted on 08/21/2018 at 3:05 PM
For decades, Neal Koole has been an essential part of the Sioux County Youth Fair. He has spent countless hours making sure the fairgrounds is ready to go for our youth. Whether that is getting the sound equipment running flawlessly, maintaining the buildings or encouraging 4-H’ers from the side of...
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2017 Sioux County: Joan Punt

Posted on 08/28/2017 at 9:28 AM
Joan Punt has been an integral part of the Sioux County 4-H program for over 20 years. She started out as a 4-H member of the Hull Clovers 4-H Club. When the need arose for a leader for the Sioux Stockman, Joan took time out of her busy family and nursing...

2016 Sioux County Cindy Cleveringa

Posted on 08/26/2016 at 9:27 AM
Cindy Cleveringa served as a dedicated 4-H youth development professional through ISU Extension and Outreach and a tireless advocate for youth development in Sioux County. Her passion for unearthing the potential in youth was apparent to those who worked with her. She also had a skill for expanding the opportunities...
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2015 Sioux County- Mark Pottebaum

Posted on 08/24/2015 at 3:47 PM
Past recipients of this award have volunteered for 4-H for 20, 30 and even 40 years. Mark Pottebaum may be a more recent volunteer with a mere decade as an official volunteer, but his voice, influence and passion for 4-H have all made an impact. Mark shares his passion for...
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2014 Sioux County - Cheryl Palsma

Posted on 08/18/2014 at 10:15 AM
Cheryl Palsma has committed to being a 4-H club leader and the caring adult for countless 4-H’ers in Sioux County. The 4-H program depends on selfless people like Cheryl to willingly give back to the 4-H program. Change is inevitable. Club names change. We no longer have the Reading Rough...
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2012 Sioux County- Terry Hooyer

Posted on 07/24/2012 at 11:05 AM
“It’s all about the kids.” For those of us who work and volunteer within the 4-H organization, those are familiar words. For Terry Hooyer, those words are a lifestyle. Since 1972 Terry has volunteered his time, money, animals, expertise, advice, help, and more to the 4-H program, more specifically, to...
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2011 Sioux County - Harlan Lammers

Posted on 08/19/2011 at 12:21 PM
Many things in 4-H have changed -- livestock numbers have shifted, buildings and volunteers have come and gone, 4-H’ers have grown-up, gone, and come back, but one face has been a constant at the Sioux County Youth Fair, Harlan Lammers. Serving as a swine superintendent for 33 years, Harlan is...
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2010 Sioux County - Harlan and Phyllis De Haan

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 11:41 AM
People who benefited by membership in the 4-H program often continue to be involved long past their senior year in high school. They encourage their children’s involvement in the program and give of their time to see the program continues to be strong. Harlan and Phyllis De Haan are two...
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2009 Sioux County - Shane & Connie Kirschten

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 12:39 PM
Shane and Connie Kirschten can testify that 4-H is a family experience. Connie served as the leader of the Valley Volunteers 4-H club for nine years and on the 4-H Awards Committee for the past three years. She has dedicated many hours of time, talent and efforts to 4-H in...
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2007 Sioux County - Dr. Fred Sick

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 11:27 AM
Fred has been an invaluable resource to 4-H in Sioux County for more than 20 years. The active role he has played on the local Extension Council, as well as on the IACEC Board has influenced 4-H programming in Sioux County and beyond. He is a strong supporter of leadership...
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2006 Sioux County - Ginny Verdoorn

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 12:36 PM
Ginny Verdoorn proudly served the Sioux County 4-H Program as the Sioux County Office Assistant for more than 30 years. During that time, she saw many changes in the program and supported staff on the implementation of each of these changes, including the transition from ‘girls’ and ‘boys’ 4-H clubs...
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2002 Sioux County - Marcia Mulder

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 2:58 PM
The Sioux County Extension Office recognizes Marcia Mulder as one of the outstanding 4-H’ers from Sioux County. Marcia earns this distinction for her lifelong commitment to 4-H. Her family was one of the founding families of 4-H in Sioux County in the 1920’s. Marcia grew up in 4-H and has...
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