National 4-H Hall of Fame

Eight New Jersey 4-H Faculty & Staff Inducted since 2002

In 2002, the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, National 4-H Council and National 4-H Headquarters at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA created the National 4-H Hall of Fame during 4-H’s centennial year. The National 4-H Hall of Fame was established to recognize 4-H volunteers, financial supporters, staff and pioneers who made major impacts within the 4-H movement at the local, state and national levels. Biographies and more information about inductees can be found on the National 4-H Hall of Fame website at http://www.4-h-hof.com/

The National 4-H Hall of Fame was created in 2002 as a 4-H Centennial project to recognize and celebrate those people who have made a significant impact on 4-H and its millions of members over more than 100 years.

Eight individuals from New Jersey have been inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame. Ted Blum, Somerset County 4-H Agent and Cathy Rupner, Monmouth County 4-H Program Associate were inducted in 2002; Rollyn Winters, State 4-H Leader from 1947-1974 in 2003; Kenneth Pickett, Cumberland County 4-H Agent in 2004; and Rita Natale Saathoff, Atlantic County 4-H Agent and Regional 4-H Agent in 2007; Brevoort C. Conover, Warren County 4-H Agent and 4-H Department Chair in 2010, David C. Wood, Atlantic County 4-H Agent in 2011 and Francis Mansue, Passaic County 4-H Agent, Ocean County 4-H Agent and 4-H Department Chair in 2012.

About the National 4-H Hall of Fame
In 2002, the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, National 4-H Council and National 4-H Headquarters at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA created the National 4-H Hall of Fame during 4-H’s centennial year. The National 4-H Hall of Fame was established to recognize 4-H volunteers, financial supporters, staff and pioneers who made major impacts within the 4-H movement at the local, state and national levels. Biographies and more information about inductees can be found on the National 4-H Hall of Fame website at http://www.4-h-hof.com/