County Based Awards

Kewaunee County 4-H: County Based Awards
Each year Kewaunee County 4-H honors outstanding members, leaders, and community members. A committee selects the award winners from the nomination forms. All award winners are honored at our annual Fall 4-H Banquet. Anyone can nominate someone for one of the awards listed below. If you feel someone should be considered for an award, please fill out the forms below and mail it to: Kewaunee County 4-H, 810 Lincoln St. Kewaunee, WI 54216 or e-mail it to erin.dahle@wisc.edu

 

County-Level Award Descriptions:

New Teen Award: The new teen award nominations are open to 4-H members in grades 7-9. This individual should display good leadership skills, sportsmanship, a positive attitude, a willingness to help others, and dedication. He/she should serve as a positive role model and mentor to other youth. This person should be involved at the club, project, county and maybe even beyond.

Outstanding Teen Award: The outstanding teen award nominations are open to 4-H members in grades 10-13. This individual should display good leadership skills, sportsmanship, a positive attitude, a willingness to help others, and dedication. He/she should serve as a positive role model and mentor to other youth. This person should be involved at the club, project, county and maybe even beyond.

Outstanding Club/Project Member: Each club/project should select one outstanding member from their club/project membership. This individual should display good leadership skills, sportsmanship, a positive attitude, a willingness to help others, and dedication. Each club/project is asked to select one member for this award

Outstanding Leader: Any current 4-H leader may be nominated for this award. Do you know a volunteer leader that continually goes above and beyond for the organization? Someone who embodies what the 4-H program is all about? A volunteer that has made a difference in the lives of youth, other adults, or the community at large through the 4-H program? Then be sure to nominate this person for the outstanding leader award.

Volunteer of the Year: This is the highest county-level award a volunteer can receive. The person that receives this award is making a difference across our entire county program and living the 4-H motto, to make the best, better. The person demonstrates the ability to work with young people in a way that promotes youth empowerment, youth/adult partnerships, decision-making, problem-solving, meeting challenges, and mastery. As important, he/she builds safe, belonging, and inclusive environments for young people and program participants. Additionally, the Nominee’s has innovative approaches to performing volunteer service, recruitment of additional 4-H volunteers and youth, partnering with other youth-serving agencies, fundraising, providing other resources for 4-H, and/or advocacy for 4-H.

Friend of 4-H: This award is given to a person, business, or group that is not currently part of the 4-H program. Throughout the year they are a key a partner, generously give time and/or resources, or has provided an exceptional level of support to Kewaunee County 4-H.

 

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