Hall of Famer

Drs. Steve & Shelly Wickham ('87 & '88)
Steve and Shelly Wickham of Henry County have been inducted into the 2022 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame. The Wickhams have been and continue to be active supporters of the Henry County 4-H Program. Shelly served as the Secretary of the Henry County Extension Council for eight years. Both Shelly and Steve were 4-H Leaders, with Steve being a leader of the Wayne Soil Savers 4-H Club for 15 years and Shelly the leader of the Country Creators. Shelly assisted with the startup of the Henry County 4-H Bottle Calf program and chaired the program for many years, as well as provided expertise for the 4-H Pet Show. Steve has a passion for beef production in Henry County and as a large promoter of the production side of the 4-H Beef show emphasizes the importance of quality and the beef industry. Steve has served as the Henry County Fair Veterinarian for over 30 years, and has hosted numerous Beef Weigh-ins at his facility while providing guidance and support to beginning beef producers.