SESS Ambassador Program

The 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador Program is designed to promote 4-H and specifically 4-H Shooting Sports. Youth selected will serve as advocates for the program at county, regional, and state levels. Through the program, Ambassadors develop their skills in leadership, public presentation, citizenship, community service, public relations and team building. This opportunity is offered through State 4-H Recognition Day.

  • Applicants must be in grades 9-11 at the time of application and at least 15 but not over 18 on January 1 of the application year. 
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled and have at least 3 years of enrollment in SESS. 
  • Up to 2 members may be selected to participate in National 4-H SESS Teen Institute.
  • Up to 9 applicants will be chosen with geographic disbursement considered.
  • Term will be the upcoming June through the July of the following year. 
  • Youth may apply for a second year if requirements are met.  
  • A maximum of 9 interviews will be scheduled for this opportunity. Candidates will be selected through the written application round.
  • Once selected, Iowa SESS Ambassadors may be asked to help at SESS Instructor Trainings throughout the state, the annual State Shooting Match, camps, and other events as needed to support the SESS program.

Allison Brundy

abrundy@iastate.edu