York County 4-H Blast

September 14, 2018

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Make It With Wool Competition

The 2018 State Information for the Make It With Wool Competition can be found on our website at york.unl.edu.

All entries are due October 15, 2018 because of the National wool testing requirements. PLEASE NOTE THESE CHANGES:

· Age is determined by January 1, 2018 (national rule).

· In addition to the National and State entries fees there is a $7 wool testing fee per fabric swatch and/or 36 inch length of yarn.

· Entries are mailed to Andrea Nisley, PO Box 757, Lexington NE 68850-0757 (see brochure).

· Lynda Johnson is the new National Make It With Wool Director

· The National MIWW website is http://www.nationalmakeitwithwool.com

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4-H Award Applications

4-H Awards can be won at the local and state level through Career Portfolio completion and the Diamond Clover Program.


Career Portfolio Awards

The Career Portfolio is a record of your 4-H career. It includes a listing of your personal growth and leadership experiences related to the knowledge learned, skills gained and community service/volunteer activities experienced through 4-H. It should show a progression of all your years in 4-H.

Download your Portfolio at: http://4h.unl.edu/careerportfolio or visit the Extension Office for an electronic copy.


Diamond Clover Awards

This non-competitive program recognizes the accomplishments of 4-H members. It consists of six levels that require a 4-H member to plan and report age-appropriate accomplishments.

The 4-H member, parent, and 4-H leader sign off on their accomplishments and return the report to the Extension Office. The 4-H’er will then be awarded a Diamond Clover pin and certificate of completion for that level at the annual 4-H Achievement Night. Youth interested in participating in this program should stop by the Extension Office to pick up an application or download it from the following site: http://4h.unl.edu/diamond-clover


Award Applications are due October 5.

Scholarships

York County Outstanding 4-H Member Scholarship

The 4-H Council Scholarship Program offers two types of scholarships to 4-H members each year. One of these is the Outstanding 4-H member scholarship that is based on the 4-H Member’s 4-H Career Portfolio and 4-H Awards Application for the year. 4-H members may only apply for this award in their senior year of high school.

Application requirements are a completed 4-H Career Portfolio and 4-H Curriculum Story as a part of their 4-H Awards Application, plus the one-page application sheet found on our website. Applications are due October 5, 2018.


Martha and Don Romeo Scholarship

Nebraska Association of Fair Managers

The Nebraska Association of Fair Managers will award a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H male and a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H female who are graduating seniors in the State of Nebraska and who plan to continue with post high school education. The scholarship will be awarded at the annual NAFM convention in January. Applications are Due December 1.


http://extension.unl.edu/statewide/york/4hscholarships/

About Us

Extension is a Division of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln cooperating with the Counties and the United States Department of Agriculture.


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