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Recognition for Excellence Handbook - Standards of Excellence

Recognition for Excellence Handbook - Standards of Excellence

 

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4-H Talk – Promotional and informative talk about 4-H and/or your project area

Achievement – Something accomplished successfully

Activity – Non-competitive 4-H educational experiences

Attend – To be present for the duration of the 4-H event or activity

Club Level – 4-H event or activity that is coordinated by one or two clubs for their own members

Community Group – Group of 10 or more people which represent the community as an organized unit.

Community Service Activity Leadership Report – Report what was done, who benefited, how they benefited, and what you learned from the experience in paragraph form with a maximum of 500 words.

Competition – 4-H Events in which awards are granted using standards and rankings.

County Level 4-H event or activity that is coordinated or sanctioned through the county 4-H Office.

District Level – 4-H event or activity open to all counties within a 4-H District.

Exhibition – Opportunities where 4-H project work is exhibited and no awards are granted for standards or rankings.

Mentor Agent, volunteer or senior 4-H member sanctioned by the 4-H agent, which provides guidance to a less experienced 4-H member.

Mentor Report – 5 paragraphs in length with a maximum of 500 words, which includes an introduction, body and conclusion, describing who you mentored, activities you completed and how the experience was a benefit to you and your mentee.

Participate – Actively engaged in the 4-H event or activity

Project Book – Supplemental materials specific to a project usually included in a completed record book.

Project Report – Complete record of 4-H member’s project experiences for the year.

Report/Essay – 5 paragraphs in length with a maximum of 500 words which includes an introduction, body and conclusion.

State Level – 4-H event or activity coordinated or sanctioned through the state 4-H Program.

 

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