4-H Honor Cord and Senior Jackets

Kali Zammit  |  10/1/2018 9:11:50 PM

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The 4-H motto is “To Make the Best Better,” and for many of our graduating seniors in the 4-H Youth Development program, they have done just that—strive to make their best better by volunteering in their communities, participating in various leadership opportunities, and becoming better citizens thanks to their involvement in 4-H. We are greatly appreciative and proud of our graduating seniors for their hard work and dedication to helping their clubs, community, country, and world.

One way to recognize these outstanding youth is through the 4-H Honor Cord program and 4-H Senior Jacket Program.

4-H Honor Cord Program – This is a program established by Louisiana 4-H Foundation to recognize graduating seniors for their involvement in 4-H during their high school careers. In order to receive the 4-H Honor Cord, which is a green and white (4-H colors) cord to be worn at graduation, graduating seniors must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be an enrolled 4-H member in good standing.
  • Must be a graduating senior.
  • Must have been enrolled in 4-H for 3 years of their high school career.
  • Must have participated in at least one state sponsored 4-H program in the last 3 years.
  • Must complete and submit application form to the St. Charles Parish LSU AgCenter (4-H) Office by the due date specified on the application.

4-H Honor Cords for St. Charles Parish 4-H members will be presented at 4-H Achievement Day in the spring.

*Note: If you need to check out a senior honor cord for senior pictures, please contact Mrs. Kali Zammit (4-H Agent).

St. Charles Parish 4-H Senior Jacket Program – This is a program established in support of the St. Charles 4-H Foundation and United Way of St. Charles. The purpose of this program is to recognize 4-H members who have actively participated in the St. Charles Parish 4-H program throughout their high school careers. Senior Jackets are presented to recipients during the late fall or early spring of the student’s senior year at a parish-wide 4-H program. In order to qualify for the St. Charles Parish 4-H Senior Jacket Award, graduating seniors must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be an enrolled 4-H club member for 4 years of high school, including this current year
  • Must have participated in at least 1 parish or state 4-H event per year for 4 years of high school, including this current year
  • Must complete and submit application form to the St. Charles Parish LSU AgCenter (4-H) Office by the due date specified on the application

Applications for the Parish 4-H Senior Jacket Award are due: October 19, 2018. Please download the application below.

Applications for the State 4-H Honor Cord are due: November 16, 2018. Please contact the St. Charles Parish 4-H Office for an application.

If you have any questions or would like additional information regarding this program, please contact the St. Charles Parish LSU AgCenter (4-H) Office at 985-785-4473.
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