Special Opportunities for Teen 4-H Members

There are many opportunities to add to your 4-H experience. Below are just a few of the ways to be more involved with the county 4-H program and be recognized for your hard work!

 

Outstanding 4-H Boy and Girl
Applicants must be 16 or older as of January 1, 2017

The Outstanding 4-H Boy and Girl Award winners will soon be selected.  In an effort to include everyone eligible complete the enclosed cover page and include it as the first page in your 4-H Member Record Book and  return it to the Marion County Extension office no later than Friday, June 16, 4:30 p.m.  Interviews will be Tuesday, June 20, starting at 7:00 p.m. at the OSU Extension office, on a first come, first served basis. The winners receive $100 and a very unique award annually for the ”Outstanding Marion County 4-H Girl and Boy.” This award can only be won one time. Click here for the application.

 

Marion County Jr.Fair King and Queen
Applicants for King and Queen must be 16 or older as of January 1, 2017

Please complete the application and return it to the Extension office no later than Friday, June 16, 4:30 p.m. Interviews will be Tuesday, June 20, starting at 7:00 p.m., on a first come first served basis, at the Extension office. Up to five king finalists and five queen finalists will be selected at the interviews. Jr Fair exhibitors will vote on these finalists on Saturday, July 1, and Sunday, July 2 at the Junior Fair Board Office. Click here for the application.

 

Marion County Jr. Fair Prince and Princess
Applicants for Prince and Princess must be 13-15 as of January 1, 2017

Please complete the application and return it to the Extension office no later than Friday, June       16, 4:30 p.m. Interviews will be Tuesday, June 20, starting at 7:00 p.m. at the OSU Extension office and will be on a first come first served basis. Up to five princess and five prince finalists will be selected at the interviews.  Junior fair exhibitors will vote on these finalists on Saturday, July 1, and Sunday, July 2 at the Junior Fair Board Office. Click here for the application.

 

Fair Board Superintendent
Applicants must be 14 or older as of January 1, 2017

The Jr. Fair Board needs young adults that: 1) are dedicated to working to organize, conduct and improve Jr. Fair events; 2) must be able to attend all Jr. Fair Board meetings (September, October, November, January, February, March, April, May and June) for the full two year term; 3) will be able to be at the fair daily and complete the department responsibilities before and during the fair for both years of the 2-year term; 4) possess the confidence and leadership skills to conduct related department responsibilities before and during the fair; and 5) be at least 14 years of age as of January 1, 2017. They must also be a member at time of application and maintain active membership in one of the youth organizations participating in Jr. Fair. If you meet these qualifications’, complete the application and return it to the OSU Extension office or to the Jr. Fair Board Office by the completion of fair week.  Selections are made after the fair. Click here for application.

 

4-H Outstanding Seamstress & 4-H Outstanding Nutritionist

Eligibility: Members must have completed at least six years of their respective 4-H clothing or food projects. The judges will select the awards based on past experience, present project quality, efforts in teaching others, and knowledge of subject areas.

Outstanding Nutritionist interviews will be Monday, June 27. Outstanding Seamstress interviews will be Tuesday, June 28. A time schedule will be sent with nutrition and clothing judging information. Applications available at the Extension office.

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