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Chalkley-Harry G
Chalkley, Harry G. Jr.
Calcasieu Parish. Year Inducted: 2011. Harry Chalkley served as a 4-H volunteer, philanthropist, and business leader in Calcasieu Parish for more than 25 years from 1960 to 1985. As chairman of the Southwest District Livestock and Rodeo committee, he was instrumental in spearheading a campaign to pass a tax to build the W.T. Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles, La.
Dardeau, James
Dardeau, James L.
Vermilion Parish. Year Inducted: 2011. James Dardeau’s 29-year extension career began in 1964. He served the LSU AgCenter as 4-H agent in Cameron, Natchitoches and Vermilion parishes, was county agent and parish chairman in Vermilion Parish and district agent in the Southwest District.
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.
Fusilier--Angie
Fusilier, Angie
Evangeline Parish. Year Inducted: 2011. Angie Fusilier hass been a 4-H leader in Evangeline Parish since 2001 and has served in many ways during the past 10 years. Her expertise as a leader has been utilized on advisory committees and to train parish 4-H community service officers. She has also presented a community service program for new Extension agents.
hatthorn--kellett
Hathorn, Kellett
State 4-H Office. Year Inducted: 2011: Kellett Hathorn’s entire 33-year extension career (1955-1988) was spent serving the 4-H program. He served as 4-H agent in St. Tammany Parish for five years and as a state 4-H specialist for the rest of his career.
Merlin Jackson
Jackson, Merlin
St. Charles Parish. Year Inducted: 2011. Merlin Jackson served as a 4-H organizational leader at St. Rose Elementary in St. Charles Parish for 32 years (1970-2002). He also served on the parish 4-H advisory committee and was the first president of the St. Charles 4-H Foundation.
Pedescleaux, Catherine
Pedescleaux, Catherine O.
St. John the Baptist Parish. Year Inducted: 2011. Catherine Pedescleaux dedicated 29 years of service (1978-2007) as a 4-H leader and teacher at West St. John Elementary School. During her tenure as a volunteer, she touched the lives of more than 2,500 4-H youth by teaching them the importance of education, hard work and developing life skills.
Leroy V. "Roy" Robbins Jr.
Robbins, Leroy V. "Roy" Jr.
East Baton Rouge. Year Inducted: 2011. Leroy Robbins served in East Baton Rouge Parish as a club and project leader for more than 50 years (1953-2003). He began his volunteerism as a parent interested in the sheep project. Over the years, he served the program in many leaderships capacities.
Schehr, William
Schehr, William M.
St. Bernard Parish. Year Inducted: 2011. William Schehr has played a major role in the St. Bernard 4-H program since 2003. He began volunteering for 4-H as a construction captain for the St. Bernard Parish Community Playground.
Triche, Mary
Triche, Mary
St. Charles Parish. Year Inducted: 2011. Mary Triche’s first experiences in 4-H began as a club member for eight years. She has been a dedicated volunteer in St. Charles Parish for 32 years as leader of the 4-H Junior Leader Club (1978-2011) and six years as an organizational leader for the Sacred Heart of Jesus Club.
Young-Stephen
Young, Stephen
Bienville Parish. Year Inducted: 2011. For more than 50 years (1960-2011), Stephen Young has served Bienville Parish as a 4-H organizational and project leader. He trained numerous youth in the poultry and the dairy projects to judge, groom and show poultry and dairy animals.
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