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Acadia Parish 4-H founded its Parish 4-H Foundation Charter in 1988. Visit the Acadia Parish 4-H Web site for more information about the local 4-H program.



Joseph Baronet
Baronet, Joseph
Acadia Parish. Year Inducted: 2008. Joseph L. Baronet, a 4-H alumnus, was a livestock leader for more than 43 years and was instrumental in organizing the first annual livestock sale in 1968. He was a key figure in securing support for the Acadia Parish multipurpose facility and extension office.
John E. Hains
Hains, John E.
Acadia Parish. Year Inducted: 2012. John E. Hains has a long history with the Acadia 4-H program as a member, project leader, parent, advisory and foundation member (1971-2012). He has generously donated his time, personal property and equipment to host and conduct training events for small engines, tractor, bicycle, and shooting sports events.
Judia LaCombe
Lacombe, Judia
Acadia Parish. Year Inducted: 2014. Judia Lacombe has devoted her life to the Iota 4-H program as a member (1955) and organizational and project leader for Iota Junior and Iota Senior Clubs for 40 years, Acadia 4-H Advisory Council (25 years), 4-H Foundation Board, Awards Trip and Scholarship Coordinator (24 years) and donor. She believes 4-H is a family affair and recruits parents, grandparents and caring adults to assist the 100+ members in each club.
Joan McCrory
McCrory, Joan
Acadia Parish/State 4-H Office. Year Inducted: 2008. Joan McCrory touched the lives of many 4-H’ers throughout Louisiana from when she began her career as a 4-H agent in 1969 until her retirement in 2005 as a professor in the LSU AgCenter’s Department of 4-H Youth Development. She developed publications and guidelines for several significant Louisiana 4-H programs and was continually committed to fostering life skills in youth. She continues to volunteer with the 4-H program.
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