Joe Don Powell
Year Inducted: 2008
Joe Don Powell, a former county agent, devoted 30 years to educational programs on entomology, livestock, plant science and wildlife. With integrity, tirelessness and humor, he encouraged his 4-H’ers to work, to take chances and to discover and believe in their abilities. He was a mentor to new 4-H agents and brought together community leaders, 4-H parents and politicians to organize the Red River Livestock Club, an organization that supports local 4-H projects.