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Desoto Parish 4-H founded its Parish 4-H Foundation Charter in 1994. Visit the Desoto Parish 4-H Web site for more information about the local 4-H program.



Beverly Bruce
Bruce, Beverly
Desoto Parish. Year Inducted: 2008. Beverly Bruce was an extension home economist and later a member of the Louisiana Legislature, where she championed the 4-H character education programs. She was instrumental in establishing 4-H Day at the Capitol, which was held for the 6th year in 2008.
Dees-Deborah
Dees, Deborah D.
DeSoto Parish. Inducted 2011. Deborah Dees first became involved in the DeSoto 4-H program in 1983 when her two children became members and she is still active today. After the children's graduation, she remained active as a volunteer advisory and 4-H Foundation Committee member, a 4-H Exchange Trip host and an advocate for securing local governing support for the LSU AgCenter.
Lynn Farrar
Farrar, Lynn
Parish: DeSoto/Caddo. Year Inducted: 2014. “Momma Lynn” Farrar, as she is affectionately known, has a special love for 4-H since she became a club member in 1957. She has a special interest in small livestock projects because they are more financially friendly and accessible to youth. Her passion is poultry, and she has worked with youth and new agents throughout the Northwest Region.
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