Arkansas 4-H Alumni Association

Supporting Arkansas 4-H since 1982

Honorees

2018
  • Jim Baker, Faulkner County
  • Annette Martin, Conway County

  • 2017
  • Johnny Belew, White County
  • Suzie Davis Puckett, Faulkner County
  • 2016
  • J J Pitman
  • Judy Riley

  • 2015
  • Joan Coleman Hays, Washington County
  • Brian Helms, Pulaski County
  • Jerry Wooley, Faulkner County

  • 2014
  • Melissa Harrison Allen
  • Avonne Petty, Pike County

  • 2013
  • Steve Jones

  • 2012
  • Bob Blake, Pulaski County
  • Kimberly Bowen Yarbrough, Benton County

  • 2011
  • Kim Smith Harrison, White County
  • Pat Dodgen Schaefers, Faulkner County

  • 2010
  • Dorothy "Dot" Brents, Conway County
  • Ann M. Belden Wilson, Faulkner County

  • 2009
  • Dr. Darlene Z Baker Millard, Pulaski County

  • 2008
  • Joyce Smith Harlan, Craighead County
  • Judy Grabher Martin, Conway County

  • 2007
  • Robert Parish, Perry County

  • 2006
  • Mabel Coleman, Crawford County
  • Etta Louise "Weeji" Belden Niswonger, Faulkner County
  • Sharon Turner, Conway County

  • 2004
  • Sen. Jean Edwards
  • Sen. Stanley Russ

  • 2003
  • Margaret Wheeler

  • 2000
  • LaVerne Feaster, Pulaski County
  • Harvey Gordon

  • 1999
  • Mary Scott
  • Lloyd Westbrook

  • 1998
  • Ettamarie Belden, Perry County
  • C. A. Vines, Pulaski County

  • 1995
  • H. L. Kennedy, Arkansas County
  • Nan Etta Harrell Snider, Craighead County

  • 1983
  • Raymond C. Cox, Washington County

  • 1973
  • Mary Juanita Jones Warren, Cleburne County
  • Kimberly Bowen Yarbrough

    Benton County

    Outstanding Arkansas 4-H Alumna, 2012


    Kimberly Bowen Yarbrough has been active in 4-H for the past thirty years. She was an active member of Benton County 4-H. During her 4-H career she held many club and county offices, as well as serving as state Secretary and President for Arkansas 4-H. The highlight of her 4-H career was being named the 1990 Arkansas Governors Award winner.

    She went on to be an active member and officer of the University of Arkansas's Collegiate 4-H and FFA club. She was an active member of Alpha Phi Omega and served on the U of A's Union Governing Board. Kimberly was a member of the National Junior Angus Association's National Board and served as their Leadership Chairman.

    Kimberly is married to Brian and they have two daughters who are very active in 4-H, Ashton and Kendall. She is a 5th grade math teacher at Ardis Ann Middle School. She is a volunteer leader in Benton County and also serves on the Benton County 4-H Foundation Board. She started Benton County's first school 4-H club, the Spring Hill 4-H Club, this past year. She is also currently serving on the Arkansas 4-H Alumni Board.

    Alumni of the Year Nomination Process

    In order to nominate someone to be named an Outstanding 4-H Alumni of the year, please complete the nomination form (Form FY4H-133).