James W Crowley Leadership Award Application

    2017 WISCONSIN 4-H

The 4-H Dairy Leadership Award provides recognition to youth who have excelled in their dairy project. As of 1989, the James W. Crowley Dairy Management and Extension Fund assumed sponsorship of this award.  We are pleased to name the award in honor and memory of James W. Crowley, longtime Extension Dairy Specialist and strong supporter of dairy youth project work.  Fifteen (15) state level awards are to be presented annually to outstanding 4-H Dairy Project members.  Award plaques will be given to the top fifteen and the top two youth will each receive $500 awards for continuing their dairy education.  Youth may only win the Crowley Leadership Award once.


Twenty (20) finalists will be selected from information provided on the application form.  By July 14, 2017 all applicants will be notified of their status.  Each finalist will be scheduled for a personal interview to conclude the selection process.  Interviews will be held in West Allis, WI at the Wisconsin State Fair on Wednesday August 2, 2017.  Candidates are not required to be exhibitors at the fair.

Your application must be submitted by May 19, 2017. In addition to filling out the nomination form below, your county 4-H Agent or Dairy Project Leader must answer the following question:

State why this member should be considered for a 2017 Wisconsin James W. Crowley Dairy Leadership award.

The letter from your county agent/project leader must be directly submitted via mail or email to:

Kalyanna Williams, UW-Madison Dairy Youth Specialist
1675 Observatory Drive, Room 275
Madison, WI 53706-1284


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