Rose Anne St. Romain | 2/23/2011 2:02:25 AM
William M. Schehr
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. Mr. Schehr’s commitment to 4-H and the LSU AgCenter is evident by his willingness to serve on the 4-H Advisory and the Extension Advisory Leadership Councils for the past six years. After Hurricane Katrina, he was instrumental in helping reestablish the St. Bernard Parish Extension Office by serving on recovery committees. He has been a strong advocate for the LSU AcCenter to local and state governing officials, and he volunteers for 4-H Day at the Capitol. As a 4-H activity leader, he has helped conduct bicycle rodeos, petting zoos and environmental programs and has judged cookery contests. He has volunteered to supervise special needs children at camp that are affected by autism, Down Syndrome and Multiple Sclerosis. Additionally, he assists with hunter safety and canoeing activities at camp. For his extraordinary contributions to 4-H youth development, he was recognized as an Honorary Citizen of St. Bernard.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture