County Awards Information
Did you go above and beyond in your project work this year? Do you know a 4-H volunteer or community member that has greatly impacted the Delaware County 4-H program?
Listed below are the areas which are recognized. Winners of these county awards will be invited to and recognized at a county-wide banquet the evening of November 27th. Winners will be notified by mail.
- Project Achievement Areas: Beef, Clothing & Textiles, Creative Arts, Dairy, Dog, Environmental Science, Family Life & Child Development, Foods & Nutrition, Gardening and Horticulture, Goats, Horse, Llama/Alpaca, Mechanical and Engineering Sciences, Photography, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Shooting Sports, Small Animals/Companion Animals, Swine, Veterinary Science, and Wood Science
- Accumulative Achievement Areas: Citizenship & Community Service, Communications, Health, Leadership, Personal Development, and Safety
- Susan Bargar Memorial Horse Achievement Award
- Friend of Delaware County 4-H Award (given to an individual or business that supports 4-H)
- Delaware County 4-H Volunteer Hall of Fame
Below you will find links for the instructions and forms for the various awards. After you have completed the appropriate form please print it and obtain your advisor's signature. Submit applications them to the Delaware County Extension Office by bringing it in, faxing it, emailing it or mailing it. Forms are due Monday, October 15th. Forms not reaching our office in time for the selection committee meeting will not be considered for awards.
See the Delaware County Award Areas Information Sheet for all the details for award categories and submission information.
Applications must be completed by the 4-H member who is applying for the award. Parents or advisors may guide them in completing the application. Applications may be submitted by Google Forms OR Adobe PDF. In Adobe, if the form does not have fillable areas, you must download and then open the form up in Adobe Acrobat. (Adobe fillable forms do not work on moblie devices and tablets.)
In the award category line, please use drop down feature for the the title of the award area. A member can turn in a maximum of 4 county achievement award forms, not including the Susan Bargar Memorial Award. You must use the application forms as is, without any alteration. and use the default font of 11 pt font. Those not meeting these requirements will be disqualified from selection. Please note that you may need to download the form to your computer before the fillable fields appear in the form. It is acceptable to use an app that allows you to type into the forms, but you must use an 11 pt font.
Project Area Award Form
Use the Project Area Award Form to complete your from for Beef, Clothing & Textiles, Dairy, Dog, Environmental Science, Family Life & Child Development, Foods & Nutrition, Gardening & Horticulture, Goats, Mechanical & Engineering Sciences, Photography, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Shooting Sports, Small Animals/Companion Animals, Swine Veterinary Science and Wood Science
To help you, we've provided a sample form from a previous year as an example. Click here to view the example.
Accumulative Award Form
Use the Accumulative Award Form to complete your form for Citizenship & Community Service, Health, Leadership, Personal Development, Public Speaking and Safety.
Susan Bargar Horse Achievement Memorial Award
Applicants of this award must be 4-H age 14 or older in the current year an have taken any horse project. A member can win this award only once in their 4-H career.
Friend of Delaware County 4-H Award
These awards go to adults, groups or businesses that have helped the Delaware County 4-H program at either the club or county level. The nominees must NOT be 4-H volunteers and should not have previously received the award. There is not a form for this. We ask 4-H volunteers or members to submit their nominations by writing a paragraph or two letting us know how this adult or group helped your 4-H club or at the county level. Email, fax or mail your nomination to the Extension Office by October 15th.
Delaware County 4-H Hall of Fame
This new award was established in 2014 with the first recipient, Terry Hatcher. Nominees should have significant service to Delaware County 4-H. Volunteers cannot nominate themselves. The application must be completed by a 4-H Club Advisor, Species or Committee Chairs, Key Leaders, 4-H Parent, 4-H member or 4-H Alumnus. Two letters of recommendation from a current 4-H member, former 4-H member, 4-H volunteer, and/or community member must be included with the application.