WICHITA COUNTY 4-H 2017 AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
NOTICE: All 4-H members applying for Gold, Silver or Bronze awards must submit the Star Award Application & Annual 4-H Achievement Summary on or before July 1, 2017! Award Interviews will be on July 12, 2017 at the Wichita County Extension Office. Record books for county competition will be due June 23, 2017. If you do not complete your recordbook by the deadline, you will forfeit your award (only for awards requiring a recordbook). Awards based on 4-H Grade. Star Award Application and Annual 4-H Achievement Summary
All other 4-H Members are encouraged to submit the Achievement Summary form on or before July 1, 2017 to the Wichita County Extension Office. This form outlines completed Projects, Pin selection and provides information to be read while presenting your Achievement Award at the Annual Awards Banquet. Annual 4-H Achievment Summary
Wichita County 4-H Awards Banquet: August 10, 2017, Stone Palace
ALL AWARD APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE WICHITA COUNTY 4-H WEBSITE OR BY CALLING THE EXTENSION OFFICE FOR ANGELA TO EMAIL/FAX YOU ONE. 940-716-8610
ALL DIVISION AWARDS
PROJECT CERTIFICATE & PARTICIPANT AWARD
To recognize 4-H members for completion of project work and 4-H participation.
To recognize 4-H members for completion a Recordbook. 4-H members must complete a record book and turn into Extension Office by June 23rd.
JUNIOR AWARD- (Grades 3-5)
To recognize outstanding achievements by 4-H members who are in the third grade to fifth grade. The member must have been in 4-H for at least one year. A 4-H member may receive the award only once. The Bronze Star Award will be presented to the most deserving young people. The 4-H member must complete an application and submit a record book. All candidates will be required to provide an interview as part of the selection process.
INTERMEDIATE AWARD- (Grades 6-8)
To recognize outstanding achievements by 4-H members grades 6-8. Any 4-H member may receive the award only once. The Silver Star Award will be presented to the most deserving young person. The member must have completed at least two years in 4-H including the current year. The 4-H member must complete an application and submit a record book. All candidates will be required to provide an interview as part of the selection process.
SENIOR AWARDS (Grades 9-12)
To recognize senior 4-H members for outstanding achievement. The Gold Star Award is the highest achievement award at the county level. The award will be presented to the most deserving young people without regard to sex.
- The member must be at least 15 years of age as of September 1st of the current year and must have completed at least three years in 4-H including the current year.
- The 4-H member must submit a record book in the year he/she is to be considered for the award.
- The 4-H member must have completed projects in three different project areas including submission of appropriate record forms and have participated in at least three of the following areas: method demonstrations/4-H presentation; contests; projects; project exhibits; camps; Leadership Lab; citizenship activities; public relations (demonstrations, radio, T.V., speeches, poster displays, newspapers, etc.); other (includes Exchange Program; fund raisers, State and National Congress).
NOTE: It is not expected that the above requirements for projects and activities all be completed in the current year. They may have been accomplished over the entire period of time the 4-H’er has been in the program. During his or her years in 4-H, the member must have exhibited leadership skills, be serving as a 4-H officer or committee chairman (club, county, district or state); and/or as a junior or teen leader in an activity or project with or under the supervision of an adult volunteer leader. The 4-H member must have participated in one or more community service activities.
- In addition to the record book, the 4-H member must submit an application and participate in an interview. All candidates will be required to provide an in-person interview as part of the selection process.
ADULT LEADER AWARD- FRIEND OF 4-H AWARD:
This award goes to an individual or business that has greatly supported the Wichita County 4-H program. The recipient is selected by the Wichita County 4-H Club Managers and County Council and the award is presented at the County 4-H Awards Banquet. Recipients chosen for this award are outstanding volunteers who do not have 4-H members participating in the 4-H program in the current year.
2017 Suggested Practice Interview Questions- Interviews for award applications (Gold Star, Silver Star, & Bronze Star)