Long-time 4-H advocate Oliver “Ollie” Hill of Albany County will be inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame Friday, Oct. 10, in recognition of lifetime achievements and dedication to 4-H.
Hill, while in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming, was assistant state 4-H leader and later director of Ag Development and College Relations, among other duties. His efforts helped start the State 4-H Foundation and build the Cliff and Martha Hansen Teaching Arena near Laramie.
Ceremonies are at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md.
Hill attributes his success and impact on the support, patience and encouragement of his family and continues to believe in the importance of the 4-H program and educating youths.