Outstanding County Volunteers Also Honored for Service to YouthPUYALLUP, Wash.—Four Washington residents were inducted into the Washington State 4-H Hall of Fame for their leadership, commitment, and impact on 4-H and their communities. Honored at the 2010 4-H Forum in Spokane on October 15 was:
Lawana Harting, Dayton, Columbia County, has been a 4-H leader for 28 years. She leads projects in sewing, food and nutrition, entomology, beef, and leather craft.
Donna Hanger, Dayton, Columbia County, started her first 4-H club in 1971. She and co-leader Lawana Harting also are project leaders for food preservation, health, and swine. Together they also coordinate the Columbia County 4-H Dress Review, Foods for All Occasions, and baking contests.
Bruce Bradley, Port Orchard, Kitsap County, has served as a rabbit club leader, State 4-H Fair Rabbit Superintendent, and on the Washington State 4-H Fair Board. A volunteer for over 28 years, Bradley is also active in the Kitsap 4-H Council where he has held several leadership positions.
Jerry Newman, Palouse, Whitman, joined WSU Extension 4-H as a youth development specialist in 1979. Newman provided leadership in many project areas including equine, beef, sheep, swine, and animal quality assurance. He was also responsible for designing statewide and national curriculum and was instrumental in 4-H contests including Horse Bowl, Hippology, Horse Judging, and Forestry Stewardship.