Iowa 4-H Foundation

Posted on August 8, 2013 at 11:49 AM by Global Reach


Charles and Carolyn ScottCharles and Carolyn Scott are life-long residents of Davis County.  They both began their involvement in 4-H in 1952. Charles was a member of the Yearlings 4-H club, in which his father, Delbert Scott, was leader. Carolyn was a member of the Tiny Toilers 4-H club led by her mother, Alice Sullivan.

Charles previously served on the 4-H and Youth Committee for nearly 10 years; chairman and member of the Extension Council for 6 years; Special Project Leader for Tractor Projects for 5 years; and the Sheep Barn Superintendent for 10 years. He helped start the Davis County Junior Sheep Producers and is a lifetime member of the Davis County Sheep Producers. Charles has mentored countless Davis County youth with sheep projects throughout the years. In 2007, Charles was presented with an Appreciation Award for his continued support of 4-H in Davis County. He also received the 2008 Fair Supporter of the Year.

While a member of 4-H, Carolyn attended State Convention in Ames in 1957 and was a junior counselor at the 4-H Camp in Madrid in 1960. Carolyn became an Assistant Leader of the Boys’ Foods Club in Davis County with her mother-in-law, Ethel Scott, in 1964. She later served as leader of the Clever Cloverettes, then renamed Clever Clovers, for nearly 35 years.

Carolyn previously served on the Extension Council; was 4-H Building Superintendent for 3 years; assisted 4-H judges during the fair; judged local achievement shows; and continues to share her many talents by helping current 4-H members with various clothing, food and nutrition, and home improvement projects.

Charles and Carolyn continue to sponsor the Grand Champion Market Lamb trophy at the Davis County Fair and sponsor the Scott Family Memorial Award for the outstanding intermediate boy at 4-H Awards Night. They remain busy helping their grandkids with their 4-H projects and are proud to be part of a four-generation 4-H family

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