Auglaize County honors 4-H volunteers

WAPAKONETA — The annual Auglaize County 4-H Leadership banquet was held on March 6. 4-H volunteers were recognized for their years of service and special recognition was given to special award winners. Awards were presented by Donna Ankerman, president of the 4-H Advisory Committee.

Receiving the Special Volunteer Recognition were Steve Turner of Waynesfield for 50 years as a 4-H volunteer and Mindi Wilker of St. Marys for 25 years of service. The Friend of 4-H was the Wapakoneta Eagles # 691. Outstanding 4-H Advisors were Eric and Jill Pax. Finally honored were Outstanding 4-H Youth – Ella Aufderhaar of Botkins, Morgan Hesse of St. Marys, Katelyn Kinsella of Wapakoneta, Seth Lowe of Waynesfield and Noah Walter of Minster.

Reach Dean Brown at 567-242-0409

Dean Brown
Dean Brown joined The Lima News in 2022 as a reporter. Prior to The Lima News, Brown was an English teacher in Allen County for 38 years, with stops at Perry, Shawnee, Spencerville and Heir Force Community School. So they figured he could throw a few sentences together about education and business in the area. An award-winning photographer, Brown likes watching old black and white movies, his dog, his wife and kids, and the four grandkids - not necessarily in that order. Reach him at [email protected] or 567-242-0409.