Record books & awards applications are due to the Extension Office by September 18, 2023, at 4:30 PM!

Madison County Awards and Recognition

Rules and Regulations for Award Applications

  • Awards are based on the work done during the 4-H year: September 1, 2022, through August 31, 2023. Members have no limits on the number of awards they can apply for. 
  • Award applications can be found below but are also available at the Extension Office.
  • Supplemental Information is defined as photographs, clippings, and other documentation showing what you’ve done in the award category during the year. 
  • Awards will be presented in November 2023.

Madison County Awards and Recognition

Recognition & Award Guides

View Recognition & Awards Guide

View Awards & Record Keeping Powerpoint


All Life Skills, Scholarship and Intermediate and Senior Gold Project award applicants will participate in an interview appropriate for the grade level. Applicants will be contacted for available interview times.

Individual Awards and Recognition

Recipients must be a Madison County 4-H member in 4-12 grade who has paid their enrollment fee & completed a minimum of 6 hours of 4-H education in the previous year. Recognition will be received if award criterion is met.

Participation Award

Participation Award Forms

Participation Award Application.doc

Participation Award Application.pdf

Project Award

Project Award Form

Project Award Application.doc

Project Award Application.pdf

To Make The Best Better Award

To Make the Best Better Award Form

To Make the Best Better Application.doc

To Make the Best Better Application.pdf

Major Life Skills Awards

Major Life Skills Award Form

Major Life Skills Application.doc

Major Life Skills Application.pdf

Bonnie & Leroy Songer Memorial Scholarship

Songer Scholarship Form

Songer Scholarship Application 2021-22.doc

Songer Scholarship Application 2021-22.pdf

Good Standing Graphic

In order to apply for awards, exhibitors must accumulate a minimum of 6 educational "hours" and be enrolled in 4-H Online by April 15. Three of these hours must be 4-H club meetings while the other three can include a mix of club meetings, community service activities, and other educational opportunities. Check out this document for more information on eligibility. The Extension Office has final approval on whether 4-Hers are in "good standing" and are eligible to receive awards.

Club & Community Awards

Recipients must be individual adults, businesses, community organizations, or non 4-H members who has contributed to and/or improved Madison County 4-H.  These competitive awards will be selected by a committee.

Friends of 4-H Award

Friend of 4-H Forms

Friend of 4-H Application.docx

Friend of 4-H Application.pdf

4-H Family of the Year 

4-H Family of the Year Forms

4-H Family of the Year.doc

4-H Family of the Year.pdf

4-H Alumni of the Year

4-H Alumni Forms

4-H Alumni Application.docx

4-H Alumni Application.pdf

4-H Volunteer of the Year

Volunteer of the Year Forms

Volunteer of the Year.docx

Volunteer of the Year.pdf

Partner in 4-H Award 

Partner in 4-H Forms

Partner in 4-H Application.docx

Partner in 4-H Application.pdf

Club Awards & Recognition

Bronze, Silver and Gold Club Participation

Recipients must be a community or special interest Madison County 4-H club in good standing. Recognition will be received if award criterion is met.

Club Participation Award Application.pdf