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Award Opportunities

Help us recognize deserving 4-H members engaged in Ascension 4-H programming through the Award of Excellence and Key Club Award Program. The Award of Excellence is designed for 4-H members under 14 years of age, while the Key Club Award is designed for 4-H members who are 15 years or older. For specific details about the awards read below. The award applications for both awards can also be found below!

Award of Excellence for Junior 4-H Members


Applications for Awards of Excellence for Junior 4-H members will be due to the 4-H office or emailed to cbrady@agcenter.lsu.edu on or before January 9, 2017. A club member may win the award only one time.
The basic requirements are as follows:

1) Must 14 years or under of age by January 1 of the club year application is made.

2) Must have at least two (2) years of 4-H club work, including award year.

3) Must score at least 250 points on the application and scorecard.

4-H Key Club Award

The 4-H Key Club Award in Louisiana gives recognition to 4-H Club members who have shown outstanding leadership ability in their club and in their parish. The object of the program is to encourage project growth, a broad program of 4-H club members who have shown outstanding leadership ability in their club and in their parish. The recipient of the 4-H Key Club Awards can be proud of their contribution to their club and community. A club member may win the award only one time. The application is due to the 4-H Office or can emailed to cbrady@agcenter.lsu.edu by January 9, 2017.

The basic requirements are as follows:

1. Must be 15 years of age by January 1 of the year application is made.

2. Must have three years of 4-H club work including award year.

3. Must have completed one year of active Junior Leadership work excluding award year.

4. Must score at least 360 points on the application and scorecard.

4-H Honor Chords

4-H Honor Chords are for those graduating seniors who are active 4-H members. To receive an honor chord to wear for your high school graduation, you must complete the application below and submit to the Ascension 4-H Office by January 9th. Forms can also be emailed to cbrady@agcenter.lsu.edu

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