Hall of Famer, 4-H Style
Deloris Stokes is well known among locals for his service to the community and his involvement with youth. The Tremonton man has now been recognized for his in participation in the 4-H program.
On July 13, Stokes was named to the 4-H Hall of Fame at the annual Leadermete Volunteer Awards event at Utah State University. The award was presented to six Utah leaders and recognizes each for their outstanding 4-H involvement and service.
Stokes has spent much of his life working in some aspect of 4-H. He worked with his sons, raising lambs, laying hens and turkeys. He has also helped more than 300 youth with their turkey projects, as well.
A farmer by trade and community activist by nature, he has also been involved in his church. He served four missions, three with his wife. He has been a mission president, bishop and in a stake presidency. He is the father of three sons and three daughters, and he said 4-H helped him build a strong family.
He also attributes his years in 4-H to his success in life and his love for service. He said he learned about livestock and how to be a leader from the 4-H program.
Tremonton resident Deloris Stokes was recently named to the 4-H Hall of Fame at a ceremony held at Utah State University.