Alabama 4-H Wall of Fame

Deborah Stabler

Lee County 4-H Volunteer

Inducted February 28, 2008

For more than 25 years, Deborah Stabler has used her “Head, Heart, Hands and Health” for the betterment of Alabama 4-H. From 1978 to 1990, she served as an Extension specialist, designing curriculums and promoting youth development.

In 1996, Stabler founded the Learning Clovers 4-H Club, where she has mentored scores of 4-H’ers. She has helped 4-H’ers organize workshops (photography, public speaking and pet care) and has coordinated several community service projects, teaching 4-H’ers to be caring and responsible citizens by giving back to their communities.

The sentiments of appreciation for Stabler’s efforts are echoed by another 4-H family: “Mrs. Stabler combines everything it takes to be a great 4-H leader,” says Linda Rankin. “She’s fun, knowledgeable, energetic, encouraging, cheerful, and organized, but most importantly, has a heart full of desire to minister to others.”