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Congratulations to Steve Sutton

May 05, 2017


Dr. Richard Clark

have just been informed that Mr. Steve Sutton was selected for induction into the 2017 National 4-H Hall of Fame. This is the highest honor given by 4-H. Steve will be officially inducted on Friday, October 6 at the National 4-H Center in Chevy Chase, MD.

From his early years growing up on a small farm in East Tennessee, to his successful experience as a 4-H member in the swine project, to his Extension career as a 4-H agent in Washington County, Tennessee, and his tenure as a specialist and director/state 4-H program leader, Steve Sutton has been a respected leader and a role model for youth as well as other professionals.
The 4-H profession has truly been made better by his example and by his efforts.

A 30-year member of NAE4-HA, Mr. Sutton has been recognized with the DSA Award, the 25 year Service Award, American Spirit Award, Meritorious Service Award and Air Force Recruiting Award. He is a life member of NAE4-HA. He is also a member of Epsilon Sigma Phi, Phi Kappa Phi, Gamma Sigma Delta and the UTIA Retirees Association. He was recognized in 2015 with Tennessee’s prestigious Friend of 4-H Award.

Please join me in recognizing Steve as our newest member of the National 4-H Hall of Fame! Steve’s email.