February Junior Leader Chatterbox

4-H Dates to Remember

2/22 – Scholarship Applications Due

2/24 – Jr Leader Meeting, Raffle

Ticket Money Due

3/10 – Record Books Due

3/13 - Junior Leadership Conference

3/24 – Junior Leader Meeting

3/29 – 4-H Virtual Achievement Day Registration Due

4-H Record Books

4-H Record Books are being judged during the month of March. Record books can be turned in through your 4-H Club or directly to the 4-H Office. Please submit no later than Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Also include the 4-H Portfolio with your project book.

Clover Kitchen

Join the spring 4-H Project Club: Clover Kitchen. Throughout February and March 4-H’ers that register, will receive 4 recipes to cook at home with your family! Ingredient list will be emailed on Fridays, just in time for weekend grocery shopping, along with a YouTube video link of 4-H and FCS Agents cooking the recipe. You can follow along with the video and cook up a great recipe for your family.

Join us in February for how to make a king cake and jambalaya at home! March will feature crawfish pies and white Easter egg cupcakes. There is no charge to join- you just need to register using the link below.

4-H Clover Kitchen Registration

February Club Meeting

The February Junior Leader Club Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 24, 2021. At this meeting; service project update and an educational program activity. If you haven’t turned in your money from the raffle ticket sales, please do so. Raffle tickets can be sold up until March 29th.

Four-Wheeler Raffle Fundraiser

We will be selling raffle tickets for a four-wheeler donated by St. Landry Parish Farm Bureau. The tickets sell for $1.00 a chance and there are 10 tickets in a book. Each Junior Leader will be asked to sell a minimum of two books of tickets. The drawing will be held at the St. Landry Farm Bureau Federation board meeting, April 13th. You will be responsible for turning in the ticket stubs, money and any unsold tickets.

Tickets (sold & unsold) and money can be turned in at the February Jr. Leader Meeting or no later than Monday, March 29, 2021.

Senior 4-H Scholarships

Scott Truck and Tractor Company is sponsoring one (1) $500.00 scholarship to one deserving senior 4-H member in St. Landry Parish. The recipient does not have to live on a farm. Applications and letter of recommendation from a school advisor must be submitted to the St. Landry Parish Extension Office by February 22, 2021 by those interested. An application can be obtained below.


Louisiana 4-H Foundation offers scholarships. Fill out a Louisiana 4-H Scholarship Application which can be obtained below.

Virtual 4-H Achievement Day

This event will be held virtually this year. All contest entries will need to be submitted by Monday, March 29, 2021. Video and picture submissions must be emailed to Lisa Benoit at the following email address: lbenoit@agcenter.lsu.edu.

Achievement Day Contests

  • Demonstration Contest – Submit a video or photo story with (1 or 2) 4-H’ers demonstrating anything that follows a step-by-step process and has an end product, 10 minutes or less.
  • Public Speaking Contest – Submit video of 4-H’er giving a speech on “Importance of Doing Service for Your Community”, 5 minutes or less.
  • Job Interview Contest – Submit video of 4-H’er interviewing for a job they can currently do at their age. 5 minutes or less. 4-H’er must dress in appropriate interview attire and must answer questions listed in Chatterbox Newsletter.
  • Talent Contest – Submit a video of one talent act. Can be individual or group of 4-H’ers. The performance must be 5 minutes or less. All acts should be family and age appropriate. Select from the following categories: Musical Instrument, Vocal Music, Dance, Other.
  • Exhibits – 4-H’ers can enter 1 exhibit in each category. Exhibits must be made individually (no group exhibits). Submit 2 photos of the exhibit (one of exhibit only and one of exhibit and 4-H’er together). Exhibit categories: Photography Poster, Recycled Art, Seed of the Month Project Poster.

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