Eisenstein, Leonard

Janet Fox, Baker, Lindsay  |  4/13/2018 8:05:45 PM

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Mr. Leonard Eisenstein began teaching in Lutcher in 1963. He started as a 4-H club leader in 1964 and moved to St. Martin Parish in 1968. He served as school club leader at St. Martinville for 23 years until 1990 when he retired. After his retirement, he continued as a project leader in the sheep project and even donated his flock to ULL once the project was over. He also participated in the establishment of the Louisiana Volunteer Leaders Association where he is a currently a life member. Additionally, Leonard started shooting sports when the program began and is still working in it. He is currently a level 2 instructor who is certified in archery, air pistols and hunting. He has served as a campfire cooking program leader for 4 years where he conducted numerous campfire cooking workshops with over 100 participants and co-edited a cookbook that is used for campfires in 4-H and in Boy Scouts. Mr. Leonard has been recognized on numerous occasions for his great impacts. He was acknowledged as an award winner and chaperone for nationals in 1984, was a good provider contest winner, and was selected as the R.J. Reynolds Salute to Excellence Louisiana winner in Washington D.C. in 1985. He even made the frame of the Onizuka 4-H flag in space that is still installed in Kellogg Hall at the National 4-H Center.

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