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Thomas F. Rodgers, National 4-H Hall of Fame

Thomas F. Rodgers

Thomas F. Rodgers, a former UGA associate vice president for public service and associate dean for outreach and extension in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, has been named to the National 4-H Hall of Fame.

Inducted Oct. 7 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md., he was recognized for raising more than $2 million to renovate UGA’s Rock Eagle 4-H Center and for working to establish environmental education programs now used nationwide.  Rodgers officially retired in 2004, but continues to work with the Georgia Initiative on Community Housing, a collaborative of a FACS center and other state agencies.