Emmons honored as outstanding 4-H alumnus

LANSING—Sen. Judy Emmons was among eleven 4-H alumni inducted into the Michigan 4-H Emerald Clover Society on Oct. 3.         

The Michigan 4-H Emerald Clover Society honors former Michigan 4-H members whose professional leadership and community service reflect the ultimate outcome of 4-H membership—extraordinary use of an individual’s head, heart, hands and health to make communities, the country and the world better places in which to live. This recognition is provided by Michigan 4-H Youth Development with support from the Michigan 4-H Foundation.

“4-H is an incredible organization that instills in our future leaders the values that lead to success,” said Emmons, R-Sheridan. “It is an honor to be recognized by them in this way.”

Also inducted into the 4-H Emerald Clover Society Class of 2014 were: Sen. Joe Hune, R-Hamburg; Jamie Clover Adams of Lansing; Kelly Boles Chapman, Bellevue; Betsy McPherson Knox, East Lansing; Harmony L. Nowlin, Alma; Matthew T. Shane, Manchester; Douglas A. Sprik, Hamilton; Doris Stuever, Lynn; Susan L. Safford Traubenkraut, Frankenmuth; and Karen L. Waite, Mason.  

The 4-H Emerald Clover Society induction took place Friday, Oct. 3 during the 4-H Town and Country Gala at the Downtown Market in Grand Rapids, Michigan.