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Judy Riddle 4-H Leadership Award Application

Awarded to an 4-H member active in the Clothing & Textiles and Foods & Nutrition areas. The Award is $200.00

Judy Riddle, 4-H Leader with the Wesley Busy Bees 4-H Club, passed away in 1999.  In honor of her memory, this award will be given to a 4-H member who is active in the Clothing & Textiles and Foods and Nutrition areas.

Judy touched the lives of many 4-H members through her personal interest in youth and her leadership styles.

This award is to help develop future leaders in 4-H youth, and focuses on 4-H members involved in the Clothing & Textiles and Foods & Nutrition areas.

The award, a savings bond, will be awarded at the 4-H Awards Ceremony at the Venango County Fair.

Evaluation of applications will be based on leadership tendencies, involvement in 4-H clubs, responsibilities within the 4-H program, and experiences in 4-H. 
Current 4-H members who have taken Clothing & Textiles and/or Foods & Nutrition
4-H projects or who are currently taking these projects, are eligible for this award.  
Applications will be due by September 1 to the Penn State Extension Office of Venango County (867-B Mercer Road, Franklin, PA 16323). 

For more information, call the extension office at 814-437-7607.

Name: _________________________________________________________

4-H Club(s): _____________________________________________________

Number of years in 4-H: _________________________

4-H Projects Taken prior to 2015:

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1. Describe how one or more 4-H leader(s) has/have influenced you.

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2. If you could create, and possibly lead, a brand new 4-H project, what would the 4-H project be?  Please describe.

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3. From skills you have learned from Foods & Nutrition and/or Clothing & Textiles 4-H projects, explain how you would use these skills in the immediate future.  Include how you would use these skills in your personal life, with 4-H projects and community related projects.

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4. Are you a Teen Leader?  If Yes, describe experiences you had with sharing your skills with younger 4-H members.

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5. Please list, in detail, other 4-H responsibilities you have had (i.e. club officer, camp counselor, committee chairperson, Junior Fun Counselor, etc.)

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6. Describe, in detail, the three most important things you have learned from being a 4-H member.

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7. What suggestions might you have for improving one aspect of the 4-H program.

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8. Has being a 4-H member influenced your career goals?  If so, explain how.

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4-H Member’s Signature __________________________________

 

4-H Leader’s Signature ___________________________________

 

Date _________________