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Medical Lake Man Inducted into State 4-H Hall of Fame

PULLMAN, Wash. — Ron Zeller, Medical Lake, was one of eight Washington residents recently inducted in the state 4-H Hall of Fame.

Zeller has served as a 4-H leader, project leader and teen advisor for more than 20 years. He has held the offices of president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and committee chairman for the Spokane County 4-H Horse Committee.

He has helped put on events at the Interstate Fair, worked on the Washington State 4-H Advisory Board, on statewide committees and judged at the State Fair.

Zeller helps 4-H members from across the state who call on him for guidance about the rules or their project. He also serves as a resource for the county and state 4- H staff and helped write curriculum for the state horse program. He was recognized as the Outstanding 4-H Leader of Spokane County in 1994.

A total of 122 people have been inducted into the State 4-H Hall of Fame since it was created in 2001.

The Washington State University Extension 4-H program is a community of young people who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. Adult leaders are integral to its success. 4-H’er’s participate in such projects and programs as animal science, the Know Your Government Conference, Science Camp-in, technology, photography and in cultural exchanges.

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