12 new members set for 4-H Hall of Fame

Bruce Schultz  |  4/11/2017 3:54:50 PM

(04/11/17) MANSURA, La. – A dozen people will be honored April 29 as the newest selections for the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame.

The ceremony will be held 1-3 p.m. at the LSU AgCenter Avoyelles Parish extension office at 8592 La. Highway 1 in Mansura.

Since the Hall of Fame started in 2008, 193 people from across Louisiana have been inducted at the annual ceremony held at the Louisiana 4-H Museum, housed in the Avoyelles Parish extension office. The first 4-H Club in Louisiana started in Avoyelles Parish in 1908.

A digital kiosk at the museum details the contributions made by each Hall of Fame member.

The new inductees are:

– Troy Landry Mouton, of Vermilion Parish.

– Trina LaCour, of DeSoto Parish.

– Sue Hebert, of Vermilion Parish.

– Nancy Cronan, of Allen Parish.

– Kirk Martin, of Lafayette Parish.

– Joanie Basso, of Ascension Parish.

– Gloria Miller, of St. Charles Parish.

– Robert McManus, of Acadia Parish.

– Jackie Simon, of St. Martin Parish.

– Dan Fontenot, of Pointe Coupee Parish.

– Barbara Arton, of Iberia Parish.

– Maurice Gipson, of Concordia Parish.

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