County Record Book and Award Forms

The purpose of 4-H recordkeeping is to teach how to keep records, which is an important life skill. Recordkeeping is an ongoing process that does not end when the 4-H year ends. Youth are encouraged to select from a variety of alternatives to meet their individual recordkeeping needs and learning styles.

Objectives

  1. To learn how to set goals, how to make plans for action, and how to decide how well you did (evaluation).
  2. To learn the skills of record keeping and organization to use now and in the future.
  3. To learn to communicate and summarize.
  4. To learn responsibility by completing a task.
  5. To evaluate information that will market personal skills through future resumes and application forms.

 

BRONZE, SILVER, or GOLD Project record completion
 

For All 4-H Members: DUE SEPTEMBER 16th, 2019

1.Hancock County Project Record Completion Application  (open me first, I have a list of other documents you need)
2.Yearly 4-H Summary (4H0096)  - comple once per year
3. Hancock County 4-H Project Areas - pick out which project areas you would like to apply for completion recognition.  This does NOT have to be connected to a fair exhibit.
4. Complete ONE document from the list below for EACH project area in which you would like to receive completion recognition.

Competitive Awards


For Junior 4-H Members (4-6th grade last year) & Intermediate 4-H Members (7-8th grade last year) : DUE SEPTEMBER 16th, 2019

 
Junior & Intermediate Leadership Award
Word version    Google Doc
Awarded to individuals who have shown to be good leaders through their 4-H membership.  Could be 4-H project related or other leadership outside 4-H.  It is a compilation of leadership related activites for that 4-Her for that year.
 
Junior & Intermediate Citizenship Award
 
Word version    Google Doc
Awarded to individuals who have shown to be good citizens through their 4-H membership.  Could be 4-H project related or other citizenship outside 4-H.  It is a compilation of citizenship related activites for that 4-Her for that year.
 
Wendy Greiman Achievement Award
 
Word Version  Google Doc
Awarded to individuals who show growth & learning in 4-H work, participation in 4-H activities, good character, citzenship, and positive attitude.
 
Philip Sweers Award
 
Word Version   Google Doc
The member earning this award must display the following: high quality of character, enthusiasm, eagerness to volunteer, loyalty to club through participation,  community service, willingness to promote 4-H by bringing in new members.  Application can be filled out by leader or member, but must be signed by leader.

For Senior 4-H Members (9-12th grade last year) : DUE SEPTEMBER 16th, 2019

Senior Citizenship Award
 Word Version    Google Doc
Awarded to individuals who have shown to be good citizens through their 4-H membership. Could be 4-H project related or other citizenship outside 4-H.  It is a compilation of citizenship related activites for that 4-Her for that year.
 
Senior Leadership Award
Word Version
    Google Doc
Awarded to individuals who have shown to be good leaders through their 4-H membership. Could be 4-H project related or other leadership outside 4-H.  It is a compilation of leadership related activites for that 4-Her for that year.
 
Agricultural Achievement Award
Word Version
   Google Doc
Awarded to individuals who have shown: developed knowledge and respect for agriculture and its importance to the community including skills that contribute to agriculture economics.  Must have demonstrated citizenship and leadership skills and abilities in ag related fields.
 
Livestock Achievement Award
Word Version
    Google Doc
Awarded to individuals who show: knowledge of basic principles of animal science & husbandry, sound breeding, feeding, and management.  Must have demonstrated a willingness to share learning with others and shown evidence of personal growth.
 
Merit Award
Word Version
    Google Doc
 
Recognition to members whose accomplishments reflect significant personal growth, active citizenship, earned club and community leadership, competency on project work, and unselfish service to 4-H members and others.
 
Danforth I Dare You Award
Word Version 
    Google Doc
Awarded to individuals who show how you are living a creative and purposeful life through a balance in mental, physical, social and spiritual living and making a positive difference in thecommunity and in the wider world. Influence others through a positive leadership role.
 
Wendy Greiman Achievement Award
Word Version
     Google Doc
Awarded to individuals who show growth & learning in 4-H work, participation in 4-H activities, good character, citzenship, and positive attitude.
 
Philip Sweers Award
Word Version
    Google Doc
The member earning this award must display the following: high quality of character, enthusiasm, eagerness to volunteer, loyalty to club through participation,  community service, willingness to promote 4-H by bringing in new members.  Application can be filled out by leader or member, but must be signed by leader.
 

Mitchel & Ida Mae Bock Scholarship
Word Version     Google Doc

One $1,200 and one $800 scholarship to individuals based on showing: growth through 4-H, how 4-H has shaped your life, &  how you have given back to 4-H and the Hancock County District Fair. - for 12th graders

For Leaders: DUE OCTOBER 1st, 2019

Philip Sweers Award
Word Version     Google Doc  

The member earning this award must display the following:
•    High quality of character as demonstrated through respect for peers and adults as well as a good work ethic, sense of responsibility and honesty.
•    Enthusiasm
•    Eagerness to volunteer
•    Loyalty to club through attendance at meetings and participation in club sponsored activities. (ex: club community service project, 4-H  food stand work, fairground  set up and clean up)
•    Willingness to promote 4-H by bringing in new members
•    This award is NOT contingent on a record book or the level of achievement with projects at the Hancock County Fair.

 

Wendy Greiman Achievement Award
Word Version
     Google Doc

 

Leaders should encourage 4-Hers to self nominate - showing growth & learning in 4-H work, participation in 4-H activities, good character, citzenship, and positive attitude.  A leader signature is required on 4-Her applications.
 
 

4-H Completion Award  Google Doc

Given by the Hancock County Fairboard to based on the number of 4-Hers per club who meet requirements.
 

Junior Achievement
Word Version
    Google Doc

Leaders select outstanding Junior 4-H members who: have a positive attitude, cooperated with club activities,  participated in Fair activities, and did outstanding work in one or more project areas.
 
 
Golden Clover
Word Version
   Google Doc
Recognizes those clubs whose members and leaders are working in the areas of leadership, citizenship, communication, project skills and knowledge, and personal life management.
A minimum score of 150 on the following score sheet is required to receive the “Golden Clover Award”. 
 
 
Honorary Award
Word Version
   Google Doc
This award is given to someone who supports the Hancock County 4-H Program either in their business or professional life or personal life.  They have volunteered their time and talents or business resources to the Hancock County 4-H Program.
                                                                           


 

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