(Juneau) Retired 4-H Youth Development Agent Sally Schoenike was inducted into the 2018 Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame last month at the Green Lake Conference Center. The 4-H Hall of Fame was established to recognize 4-H volunteers, financial supporters, staff and pioneers who made major contributions to the 4-H movement at the local, state and national levels.
Schoenike served the Dodge County 4-H and Youth Development program for 32 years, providing leadership for community clubs, school enrichment, and community outreach initiatives which annually involved 4,000-5,000 youth and 300-400 adult and youth volunteers. Her strong belief in youth as leaders and the importance of youth and adult partnerships has guided her work with volunteers to deliver an integrated youth development program, creating a positive impact on families and communities.
Schoenike continues to be actively involved in many community organizations, including serving as a 4-H volunteer leader both at the club and state level and prides herself in setting a positive image for 4-H throughout her career.
Wisconsin’s 4-H Youth Development program is part of the nation’s largest youth development and empowerment organization, with more than 150,000 youth in urban, suburban and rural settings; where Youth, from five-year kindergarten to one year past high school, learn leadership, teamwork, critical thinking and communication preparing them for success. Find out more about 4-H at http://dodge.uwex.edu