About the 4-H Foundation
Budget / 990 / Audit
Giving to 4-H
Tributes and memorials
Kids helping kids
Support while you shop
Missouri Life Magazine Fundraiser
America's Farmers Grow Communities
Hall of Fame Award
Bridge Builder Award
Frank Graham Award
Naomi Crouch Award
Doane Youth Center
Kids Helping Kids
SE Region Training
4-H Foundation > News > Debbie and Jason Parsons honored with 2017 Friend of 4-H Award
March 22, 2017
Story source: Rachel Augustine, 573-884-7641
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Debbie and Jason Parsons of Johnson County were honored with the 2017 Friend of 4-H Award by the Missouri 4-H Foundation on March 17 in Columbia. They were recognized for their commitment to the University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth development program.
“On behalf of the State 4-H Council, I am pleased to present Debbie and Jason Parsons with the 2017 Friend of 4-H Award,” said State 4-H Council member Mitchell Moon. “We are grateful to Debbie and Jason for their years of dedicated service to the 4-H program.”
Debbie and Jason Parsons have supported the 4-H program at both the county and state level for several years as club leaders for the Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club and an adult advisors for the Johnson County 4-H program. They’ve each served on numerous committees, chaperoned hundreds of youth to local and statewide events and dedicated countless hours serving the 4-H program.
In 2016, the Parsons family established the Zachary Parsons Memorial 4-H Scholarship in honor and memory of their son, Zach, who passed away on February 15, 2016.
The Friend of 4-H Award was established by the State 4-H Council to recognize individuals who have demonstrated exemplary service to Missouri 4-H and the State 4-H Council.
Missouri 4-H Foundation
1110 S. College Avenue, Room 152
Columbia, MO 65211
Toll-free in Missouri: 800-642-8041
Sign up for our e-Newsletter
University of Missouri Extension
University of Missouri