Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame

Individuals who have created exceptional legacies of volunteer service and dedication to Missouri 4-H are recognized and honored with membership in the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame.

Eligibility

Induction into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame caps a lifetime of 4-H involvement. Individual nominees must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a minimum of twenty (20) years of volunteer service to Missouri 4-H.
  • Nominees must be approved by their county 4-H council and applications must be submitted by a county 4-H council representative or a 4-H staff member.
  • Counties are limited to one (1) nomination (single person or couple) per year, regardless of the number of volunteers in that county.
  • Current MU Extension 4-H faculty and staff members are not eligible for this award.
  • Retired or deceased MU Extension 4-H faculty or staff members with at least twenty (20) years of volunteer service to Missouri 4-H are eligible for this award.

Nominations

An application form is available to nominate candidates for the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame award. Nominations are due by March 31. Nominations will only be accepted from county 4-H councils and their designated representatives.

Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame Application (DOC)

Award Recognition

Award recipients will be recognized at the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held annually during the Missouri State Fair.

For questions about the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame, please contact the Missouri 4-H Foundation office at 4hfoundation@missouri.edu or (573) 882-2680.

View a current list of Hall of Fame members