Alabama 4-H Wall of Fame

Patricia Bryant (Alabama 4-H)

Sumter County 4-H Volunteer

Inducted May 14, 2009

Patricia Bryant grew up in the 4-H world.

She was a 4-H club member and project leader. As an adult, her desire has been to serve the youth of her county in any way that she can. She has been a volunteer for 16 years.

She began a 4-H gardening program, The Garden Walking Trail, which includes a plasticulture garden and raised bed gardens. The garden project is community-based and funded.

Bryant works in the 21st Century Community Learning Center, which uses 4-H as a part of the core program for students. These students participate in programs state-wide in a variety of life skills and programs.

Bryant was recognized as Volunteer of the Year by the Alabama 4-H Volunteer Leaders Association in 2006, and she serves as the Alabama volunteer chair on the Southern Region 4-H Volunteer Forum planning committee. She is directing the Alabama host events for the 2009 volunteer forum.

She continues to be an Alabama 4-H donor and is committed to 4-H for a lifetime.

Nominated by David Perry

National 4-H Salute to Excellence Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer, October 9, 2010