Houston County 4-H Volunteer
Inducted February 28, 2008Malta Conners* served as a volunteer 4-H leader for the boys’ elementary school 4-H clubs at Wicksburg High School for 37 years. During that time, Conners helped educate and train 4-H boys as well as many young 4-H agents. Conners’s contributions included training youth about 4-H programs and monthly meetings, planning fishing and wildlife days, working with 4-H’ ers to showcase 4-H at about 50 Peanut Festival Fair exhibits and serving on the county 4-H council. Conners also held the first 4-H Automotive Club in Houston County at her home, coordinated 4-H competitions, and provided judges for events and activities. After retirement from public school, Conners continued her involvement in the Houston County 4-H program and even expanded into Jackson and Pike counties.