County 4-H Awards Program
Date: August TBA 2013
All county awards and college scholarships are presented. We recognize 4-H adult volunteers for their hard work and 4-H members for their accomplishments.
Texas 4-H Volunteer Awards
Citation for Outstanding Service to 4-H
This award recognizes an individual or a business who has made an outstanding contribution to Texas 4-H programs ON A REGIONAL OR STATE BASIS. AWARDS ARE GENERALLY MADE BASED ON A LONG-TERM COMMITMENT RATHER THAN A ONE-TIME PROGRAM.
Texas 4-H Salute to Excellence Award
This award will recognize outstanding 4-H volunteers for their service to 4-H Programs and the impact they had on the lives of young people.
Texas 4-H Alumni Award
This award will recognize adults who have made significant achievements IN THEIR COMMUNITIES. Consideration is given to individuals who have demonstrated an outstanding record of achievements AS A 4-H MEMBER and who have shown evidence of 4-H’s influence on their adult lives. Continued service to 4-H in adulthood is very important.
Leader’s Legacy Award
This award will recognize 4-H leaders who have been an integral part of the 4-H and Youth Program for 20 years or more. The person who is nominated for this award may or may not be the person who is always in the spotlight, but is the one who makes an impact and a difference on the 4-H members with whom they work.
WE HAVE MANY VOLUNTEERS AND BUSINESSES WHO ARE VERYING DESERVING OF THESE AWARDS. Watch for February, 2013, due date.
Click here for more information and application procedures for Texas 4-H Volunteer Awards.
Gold Star Award
The Gold Star Award is the highest county achievement award and will be awarded once in a member’s 4-H career. To apply the member must be a least 15 years or older as of August 31 of the current year and have completed at least 3 years in 4-H, including the current year. To apply for this award the member must submit a Recordbook in the year he/she is to be considered for the award. For complete eligibility, please check the Awards & Recognition Handbook – Gold Star Award. A Gold Star Award Biographical Sketch Form is also required to be turned in with the completed recordbook. Applications must be in our office by Friday, June 7, 2013.
Adult Volunteer Leader Gold Star Award
This award recognizes outstanding 4-H adult volunteer leaders on the District level at the Gold Star luncheon in October. 4-H adult volunteer leaders are a valuable resource to our county 4-H Program. If you would like to nominate a leader, please complete theVolunteer Biographical Sketch Form. Applications must be in our office by Friday, June 7, 2013.
Rural Youth Award
This award is for youth who have shown outstanding leadership in 4-H and the community.
-must be 16 and a high school junior August 31 of the current 4-H year
-active member at least 3 years
-must degree in an agriculture, life science major
-and much more
Click here for complete criteria and application. Watch for due date in February, 2013.
“I Dare You” Award
This award recognizes youth (ages 15-18) for striving to be their best, leading balanced lives, demonstrating a commitment to discovering and developing their personal best, and making a positive difference in their communities. Through the promise of their character and leadership, they are helping to make the world a better place for all. To apply for this award, you must complete the application. Applications must be in our office by Friday, June 7, 2013.
Honor Club Award
Clubs have an opportunity to apply for this award by filling out the Texas 4-H Club Standards of Excellence Report form. Clubs that meet 12 of the 15 Standards of Excellence will have their name put on the Honor Club plaque hanging in our office. Applications must be in our office by Friday, June 7, 2013.
Several awards in the Awards and Recognition Handbook list “Project Exhibits – County Level” as one of the criteria items to apply for the award. This year you will have the opportunity to do at least one exhibit (poster board or form board) on your project and display it at any County contest. The project exhibits are not a competition and there is no entry form or fee. It is a chance for you to show off one of your 4-H projects and what you have learned. All you need to do is notify our office if you will need an easel or a table.
Put all your photos together and get that scrapbook done. There will be cash awards for 1st – 3rd placings. Click here for the Scrapbook Guidelines. Applications must be in our office by Friday, June 87, 2013.
Bronze, Silver and Gold Star Awards
These awards are for 4-H�ers 11-18 years old. If you are wanting to apply for these awards, please see your Awards & Recognition Handbook for qualifications. Every family should have a copy of the handbook, if not, visit our website. If you are applying for the Bronze, Silver or Gold Awards, you must complete a recordbook (not a project form). A 4-H Member Recognition Application form must be filled out (checking the award you are applying for) and clipped the outside front of your recordbook. Your club manager must sign off on this form confirming your qualifications. If you are applying for the Gold Star Award, you must also complete and attach a Gold Star Award Biographical Sketch form. If you need a copy of the form, visit our website. All recordbook forms, 3×5 card, Member Recognition Application and Checksheet are all available on our website. Applications must be in our office by Friday, June 7, 2013.
Gift of Time Award Nominations
This award is given to an individual or business who has provided exemplary support to the Bexar County 4-H program. We need your help to identify the individual or business who is deserving of this award. Applications must be in our office by Friday, June 7, 2013.
Awards and Recognition Handbook
It�s time to start thinking about what criteria must be met to apply for 4-H awards. Every family should have the Awards and Recognition Handbook. Awards and Recognition Handbook (PDF file)