Alabama 4-H Wall of Fame

Clarice Manship Hardy

Randolph County 4-H Partner

Inducted December 7, 2010

Mrs. Clarice Manship Hardy has couched and inspired the lives of hundreds of 4-H’ers in Randolph County during the past 33 years. Her financial support has provided 4-H cash awards, funded educational supplies, sponsored 4-H camp trips, and offered project incentives to local and county club members.

Her most significant contribution was the establishment of the 4-H Carl Manship Achievement Scholarship. le is awarded each year to a senior 4-H club member who has excelled in project work and a 4-H career.

Mrs. Manship Hardy’s commitment to Randolph County 4-Hers is in honor of her late husband Mr. Carl Manship. Mr. Manship was a school teacher and a 4-H volunteer leader for many years before his death in 1976. The Manship’s, who never had children of their own, wanted to give youth in Randolph County every opportunity to reach their goals and obtain a higher education. Mrs. Manship Hardy said, “4-H was where Mr. Manship’s heart was and he and I want his legacy to live on through a scholarship fund.”

Mrs. Manship Hardy has continued to touch the lives of 4-H members across Randolph County through her generosity and commitment.

Nominated by Christine Hardin