View the links below for nomination and application forms.

View the links below for nomination and application forms.

Awards & Achievements

4-H County Medal Nominations : Used for nominating deserving members as candidates for county medal awards given at our Achievement Day Awards Program. Please read and follow the instructions completely at the top of the form. Be sure to consult all Project and Activity Leaders in your club to see if they have any nomination they would like to make, and then compile information received from all leaders in your club onto one form before submitting it. Due to 4-H Office no later than September 15th by 4:00pm.

Club Awards Application Sheet: This is for all clubs wishing to be eligible for the Top Club awards. Some minor adjustments have been made to this form since last year to reflect the activities that took place this year. Top 10 clubs will be awarded a rosette and top club will receive the Harry L. Case Trophy. Due to 4-H Office no later than September 15th by 4:00pm.

Champion Awards Application - Jr. & Sr: These forms are for 4-H members who wish to be considered for camp scholarships or award trips. Teens must also fill out the Teen Awards Application. Due to 4-H Office no later than September 15th by 4:00pm.

Teen Awards Application: Any 4-H member 13 or older can apply for awards trips. Make sure to select your first trip choice, second trip choice and third trip choice. Also attach a 4-H Story. If this form is not filled out correctly you may not be considered for an award. Due to the 4-H office no later than September 15th by 4:00pm.

Volunteer Awards Nominations:  Nominate an adult volunteer who most deserves to be recognized. Nominate an adult who had given 10 years of service or less. Also nominate a dedicated adult volunteer with ten or more years of service. Nominate 4-H Alumni that has supported Chenango County 4-H program that is deserving of this award. Nominate someone that has contributed to the program for the Friends of 4-H Award.

Charles & Palma Goodwin Community Service Award: Clubs and individuals should have already filled out one of these after each Community Service project that they did during the past year, and turned it in to the 4-H office. If not, please use the enclosed forms to do so. Clubs wishing to be eligible for the Outstanding Community Service Club plaque for 2015-2016 must have all of their sheets in the 4-H Office no later than September 15th by 4:00pm.

Member Portfolio 2017:  Senior Champion and Teen Award Applicants must also complete the “4-H Member Profile”.

4-H JUNIOR CHAMPION: Open to all 4-H Youth age 9-12 years. Winners receive a $100.00 scholarship to attend 4-H Camp for 1 week during the next summer. Up to (6) Youth will be selected based on their accomplishments, both current and cumulative.

4-H SENIOR CHAMPION: Open to all 4-H Youth, age 13 to 18. Winners receive a 60% scholarship to “4-H Career Explorations” held at Cornell University. Participants take part in either Focus For Teens or University U, while staying in dorms at Cornell University. Up to (2) Youth will be selected based on their accomplishments, both current and cumulative.

JULIE K. BLANCHARD JR. ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Sponsored by the Chenango County 4-H Teen Council, this award is given to (1) 4-H Youth under the age of 13. Recipient is determined by high score on Jr. Champion Award Score Sheet. Past recipients are not eligible.

ACHIEVEMENT PLAQUE: For Outstanding Project Work and Overall Accomplishments throughout one’s 4-H Career. Awarded to up to (2) 4-H Teens annually.

LEADERSHIP PLAQUE:  For Outstanding Project Work & Overall Accomplishments and demonstration of Leadership Qualities and Abilities throughout one’s 4-H career. Awarded to up to (2) 4-H Teens annually.

AGRI-BUSINESS CAREER (ABC) CONFERENCE: Open to youth age 14 & over who wish to become more aware of the opportunities in agriculture and also the requirements for employment in various agri-businesses. The trip features tours to agricultural businesses in the Cobleskill area, as well as seminars and guided tours of the SUNY Cobleskill campus and agricultural facilities. Up to (2) Youth may be selected based on their agricultural accomplishments and interests to represent Chenango County. 60% of the expenses will be paid for by the Chenango County 4-H Leaders Association. October 2017

CAPITOL DAYS: Trip is to our state capitol, Albany, where participants have the opportunity to observe our state government process, meet their local legislators and tour the government complex. (2) 4-H Youth may be selected. 60% of the expenses will be paid for by the Chenango County 4-H Leaders Association. March 2018

Contact

Janet Pfromm
4-H Agriculture Educator
jlp27@cornell.edu
607-334-5841 ext 12

Last updated August 29, 2017