• Salute to Excellence

  • 2013 National Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer

    Mildred WaldrenMildred Waldren, North Central Region

    National 4-H Council joins Kansas 4-H in recognizing Mildred Waldren of Tribune, Kansas, as the 2013 National Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer for her exceptional commitment and contributions to 4-H and the community. Mildred was also named the 2013 North Central Region Salute to Excellence Outstanding Lifetime 4-H Volunteer.
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    2013 Regional Outstanding Lifetime Volunteers 

    Connie LouderConnie Louder, North East Region

    Delaware 4-H is proud to recognize Connie Louder of Felton, DE, for her commitment to 4-H and the community. Connie is named the 2013 North East Region Salute to Excellence 4-H Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer.
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    Barbara HoedelBarbara Zimmerman Hoedel, Western Region

    Kodiak 4-H is proud to recognize Barbara Zimmerman Hoedel of Kodiak, AK, for her commitment to 4-H and the community. Barbara is the 2013 Western Region Salute to Excellence Outstanding Lifetime 4-H Volunteer.
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    Donna CurryDonna Curry, Southern Region

    Oklahoma 4-H is proud to recognize Donna Curry of McAlester, OK, for her commitment to 4-H and the community. Donna is named the 2013 Southern Region Salute to Excellence 4-H Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer.
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    2013 National Volunteer of the Year

    Lisa PfannestielLisa Pfannenstiel-Garrison, North Central Region

    National 4-H Council joins Kansas 4-H in recognizing Lisa Pfannenstiel-Garrison, of Shawnee County, Kansas, as the 2013 National Volunteer of the Year for her exceptional commitment and contributions to 4-H and the community. Lisa was also named the 2012 North Central Region Salute to Excellence 4-H Volunteer of the Year.
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    2013 Regional Volunteers of the Year

    Heather SmithHeather Smith, North East Region

    Delaware 4-H is proud to recognize Heather Smith of Sussex, DE, for her commitment to 4-H and the community. Heather is named the 2013 North East Regional Salute to Excellence 4-H Volunteer of the Year.
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    BowenApril Bowen, Southern Region

    Georgia 4-H is proud to recognize April Bowen of Americus, GA for her commitment to 4-H and the community. April is named as the 2013 Southern Region Salute to Excellence Volunteer of the Year.
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    Mary LashMary Lash, Western Region

    California 4-H is proud to recognize Mary Lash of Downey, CA for her commitment to 4-H and the community. Mary is named the 2013 Western Region Salute to Excellence 4-H Volunteer of the Year.
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    Nominations for the 2013 Salute to Excellence program were received from 36 states and US territories.  Nominations for the 2014 Salute to Excellence program will open in September and close November 8, 2013.  View 2014 nomination criteria.