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Colorado 4-H inducts inaugural Hall of Fame class

October 8, 2010

Colorado 4-H will introduce its inaugural Hall of Fame members this Friday, Oct. 8, during an event in Denver. The Colorado 4-H Hall of Fame recognizes notable people in the state who were 4-H members and who attribute success in life to their 4-H experiences.

Recognize accomplished 4-H alumni

The inaugural class of 11 people includes two former U.S. senators, the president of a major university and a renowned animal behavior expert.

The 2010 Colorado 4-H Hall of Fame inductees include:

  • Wayne Allard – U.S. senator, retired
  • Tony Frank – president, Colorado State University
  • Temple Grandin – animal handling and autism expert, Colorado State University
  • Jessica Hartman – 2010 Miss Colorado USA, third runner-up in the 2010 Miss USA Pageant
  • Paul Hoshiko – agricultural producer and community leader; instrumental in founding the Colorado 4-H Foundation
  • Art Hoag – notable accomplishments in rocketry
  • Bazi Kanani – news anchor, Channel 9 News
  • John Matsushima – professor emeritus, Colorado State University; instrumental in advancements in the beef cattle-feeding industry
  • Ben Nighthorse-Campbell – U.S. senator, retired
  • John Stulp – commissioner of agriculture, Colorado Department of Agriculture
  • Mark Trostel – chief, Colorado State Patrol, retired

For complete biographical sketches and photos of the inductees, go to www.4h.colostate.edu/hall-of-fame.

Ceremony today

The Hall of Fame class will be recognized during the Colorado 4-H Centennial Celebration Friday, Oct. 8, from 2:30-6 p.m. at the Denver Athletic Club, 1325 Glenarm Place. [More]

The goal of the Colorado 4-H Hall of Fame is to highlight 4-H alumni from Colorado and other states who have made significant impacts in Colorado. Nominations are submitted by March 1 of each year to the state 4-H office from the county Extension office where the nominee was a 4-H member or the county in which they currently reside. All nominations are reviewed and recommendations are made to the State 4-H Program leader, who makes the final determination.


Contact: Jim Beers
E-mail: Jim.Beers@colostate.edu`
Phone: (970) 491-6401