4-H Award Nominations Due October 1

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Youth 4-H Awards

Washington County 4-H’ers are reminded the deadline for Special Awards, Community Service Award and CBI Bank and Trust 4-H Participation Awards is October 1.
 
All 4-H members may apply for the new CBI Bank and Trust 4-H Participation Awards as a Participant of Merit or a Participant of Excellence with the one page application form available online and due to the Extension Office by October 1.
 
Senior age 4-H’ers (10-12 grades) are eligible to apply for five awards: I Dare You, Achievements, Citizenship, Leadership, and Livestock Leadership Award. Only County Council members or ELITE Project Team members are eligible for the additional Leadership award.
 
Intermediate age 4-H’ers (7-9 grades) are eligible to apply for the Intermediate Citizenship award.
 
The special senior/intermediate award application include up to three pages of support material and an interview with the 4-H & Youth Committee. All applications are due to the Washington County Extension Office by October 1. Interviews will be held the afternoon of October 11.
 
Any 7th-12th grade member who have excelled in one particular project area this year are also encourage to apply for a Project Award. Applicants should have completed leadership activities within this project area as well. An interview with the club leader is required for this award with their signature.
 
In addition, any Washington County 4-H club may apply for the Community Service Award. This award is for projects completed within the current 4-H year by the entire club to improve the community. Application includes a project folder due to the Washington County Extension Office by October 1.
 
For more information and applications, contact the Washington County Extension Office, 319-653-4811, or check the web at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/washington/content/award-applications. Follow “Washington County 4-H – Iowa” for up to date information on 4-H events and other youth programs.
 

Adult Awards

Washington County 4-H would like to recognize those volunteers who have had a large impact on 4-H this year and in the past. These adult awards will be presented at the 4-H Award & Family Night November 4.
 
Five awards will be given out: Friend of 4-H, Partner in 4-H, 4-H Volunteer of the Year, 4-H Alumni, and 4-H Family of the Year. Nominations for these awards can come from anyone in Washington County or a part of the 4-H program; this includes those involved in 4-H or others who simply have witnessed the volunteer in action. For descriptions of these awards and nomination forms visit https://www.extension.iastate.edu/washington/page/adult-award-nomination... visit the Extension Office. Nominations are due to the Washington County Extension Office by October 1.

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