Illinois country father of the year.

Everett L Rogier

Nominated by Timothy Rogier his Son

Everett L Rogier is from Clinton County Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Everett Rogier recieved the 4-H Hall of Fame in 2015 as a 4-H Leader for many years with The Good Producers 4-H Club and also served on the 4-H Youth Council for 4 years, and being President for 3 years. Rogier served 2 years on the Illinois Ag Committee as a youth.
He helped milk a 25 – cow herd on his family farm and has always been a full time farmer.
Rogier got invovled with the club again when his sons: Timothy, Randy and Joel signed up with 4-H. The boy showed hogs, beef cattle, and poultry. Timothy even made it to the National Poultry Contest one year.
We also had workshops on Poultry for quite a few years out at the farm, who at one time had 6,000 pullets on his farm in Sebastopol.
Rogier also served as LIvestock Superintendent for both Poultry & Beef for 4-H at the Madison County Fair for many years. He was also on the 4-H Livestock Committee for many years and furnished a trophy for the 4-H Poultry show for 25 years. He was also on teh 4-H auction committee. Many years ago Rogier was the outstanding Young Farmer for Community Service.
Rogier has been on the HACSM (food pantry) board for 13 years and was on the committee for the building of their new and present HACSM building. He has worked at the food pantry, one day a week for 12 years.
Rogier is very active with church, a long time member of the Bethany Baptist Church, and since they closed in 2004, has been very active at First Baptist Church of Highland being on different boards and singing in the choir.
As a child, Rogier attended Forester School for 7 and a half years, until it burnt down, then finished the half year at Highland Public School where he later graduated from Highland High School.
Rogier was in the Army Reserves for 6 years and in active duty for 6 months. Rogier has been involved in Meals on Wheels for about 20 years, with delivering meals a few times a month.
Rogier has been dedicated and supportives to the 4-H Program for over 20 years, HACSM, Meals on Wheels and active in the church all of his life, with inspiring and encouraging youth and others to Make the Best Better.
Mr. Rogier is a member of First Baptist Church of Highland, Madison County Farm Bureau, Clinton County Electric, and VFW.