Every 4-H’er has a story, and every story is worth
telling! The 4-H Youth in Action Awards Program is a premier
opportunity for your students to share their stories of how 4-H has
changed their lives and how they have, in turn, impacted others.
Through this program, four confident leaders will each receive:
An all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C.
The chance to tell their stories on a
Pillar winners will have the chance to interact with
National 4-H Council CEO Jennifer Sirangelo as well as celebrities
and other prominent 4-H alumni. Through a formal selection process,
one winner will be chosen in each pillar area: Agriculture,
Citizenship, Healthy Living and STEM (Science, Technology,
Engineering & Mathematics). One of these pillar winners will also
be selected as the 2018 4-H Youth in Action National Award Winner.
The 4-H Youth in Action Awards are presented at National 4-H
Council’s Legacy Awards. The 9th annual Legacy Awards will be held on
Tuesday, March 20th, 2018, in Washington, D.C. This special evening
of celebration honors the accomplishments of both 4-H youth and the
adults who make life-changing experiences possible for millions of
4-H young people.
Each 4-H educator/agent who has a young person apply
for the 4-H Youth in Action Awards will be entered into a drawing
for a gift certificate to the 4-H Mall! National 4-H Council will
give two $250 4-H Mall gift certificates and one $500 4-H Mall gift
certificate! For each application to the 4-H YIA Awards, your
name will be entered to win (one application = one entry). Winners
will be chosen at random.