The Clover Journal, December 2020

Think 4-H Might be for You?

Here's how to Join the Club:

  • Attend the 4-H Club meeting in your school.
  • Review the 4-H materials given to you.
  • Return the enrollment card to your club leader.
  • Select a 4-H project book.
  • Pay your $5 dues at your school.

Service-learning Focus

Disability Awareness is our state and parish service-learning focus for the 2020-2021 year. Opportunities will be offered for you to participate in our statewide focus. Let's get busy making a difference in our community and state.

Louisiana 4-H Day of Service

Charlidra Porter 4-H Day of Service

The East Carroll Junior Leader Club made activity mats designed to safely stimulate and soothe people with Alzheimer's, dementia, or autism. The activity mats will be donated to a local nursing home facility. #LA4HDAYOFSERVICE

Homeschool Club Clean Up Initiative

Homeschool Clean-up Initiative

The 4-H Homeschool Club members presented and voted on a community service-learning project for the 2020-2021 school year. After monthly club meetings, the group will pick up litter at various locations throughout the parish to make our community better by giving back. #HANDSTOLARGERSERVICE

4-H Ag Photography Contest Results

Farm Animals:

  • 1st Place - Carlisle Tomlinson
  • 2nd Place - Emerson Tomlinson
  • 3rd Place - Ta'Kayia Powell

Any Other Agriculture:

  • 1st Place - Carlisle Tomlinson
  • 2nd Place - Emerson Tomlinson
  • 3rd Place - Ta'Kayia Powell


  • 1st Place - Danaila George
  • 2nd Place - Jaylee Smith
  • 3rd Place - Ta'Kayia Powell

East Carroll Parish Library Art Exhibition

4-H Photo Contest at Library

4-H'ers who participated in the 4-H Photography Contest had the opportunity to display their art at the East Carroll Parish Library. The art exhibition was held November 16-30. Congratulations!

Holiday Card Contest

Feeling festive? Get in the holiday spirit by using your creativity to design a card for elderly residents in East Carroll Parish. The best part about this event is the 2-for-1 feature: a 4-H contest and a service project rolled into one! Contest entries will be forwarded to elderly Lake Providence residents in December. All members of 4-H are eligible to participate.


  1. Entries must be the member's original design on an 8.5 x 5.5-inch (or 5.5 x 8.5-inch) paper.
  2. Members are encouraged to incorporate a "holiday" theme and may include the 4-H name or emblem. A greeting/message should be included in the design.
  3. Include the student's name, grade, and school on the back of the card.
  4. Due date: December 11

East Carroll Parish 4-H Youth Coalition

HYPE at Kendalls Community Parkjpg

The Healthy Young People Empowerment (HYPE) Project is a youth leadership program that trains youth to become advocates for positive change. HYPE activities focus on health advocacy, youth development, youth-adult partnerships, and addressing health disparities. The group met on Friday, November 20 and assessed Kendall's Community Park by utilizing the Physical Activity Resource Assessment Instrument (PARA). The group discussed ways to improve the local park. The next meeting will be held on Saturday, December 19. For more information, please contact Lekeisha Lucas-Powell at (318) 559-1459.

4-H Senior Honor Cords

The 4-H Honor Cord has the following requirements:

  • Must be a graduating senior.
  • Must have 3 years of 4-H club work in high school.
  • Must have participated in at least one state sponsored 4-H program within the last 3 years.
  • Must complete required application.
  • Application due: January 20, 2021

Valentine Card Contest

Create a card to be given to residents at Shady Lake Nursing Home. Bring your card to the February 4-H club meeting.

4-H Mardi Gras Mask Contest

The mask must be made by the 4-H'er! It must be made using the paper template provided by your 4-H agent. Divisions will be 4th-5th and 6th-12th grades. Awards in each division will be 1st Place ($15); 2nd Place ($10); and 3rd Place ($5). Masks are due February 19.

Scott Foundation Scholarship

Scott Foundation Scholarship applications are due by 4:30 p.m. March 2. Submit completed application to the 4-H Office.

4-H Golden Clover Award

Applications for the 4-H Golden Clover Award for Junior 4-H members will be due on April 1. A club member may win the award only one time.

  • Must be 14 years of age or under by January 1 of the club year application is made.
  • Must have at least 2 years of 4-H club work, including award year.
  • Must score at least 250 points on the application and scorecard.

4-H Emerald Achievement Award

The purpose of this award is to encourage project growth and to recognize a broad program of 4-H club members who have shown outstanding leadership ability in their club and parish. A club member may win the award only one time.

  • Must be 15 years of age by January 1 of the year application is made.
  • Must have 3 years of 4-H club work, including award year.
  • Must have completed 1 year of active Junior Leadership work excluding award year.
  • Must score at least 360 points on the application and scorecard.
  • Application due: April 1

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