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National 4‑H Council today announced that Amelia Day, 18, of Fort Valley, Ga., was selected as the national winner of the 2017 Youth in Action Award. Day, who also won the Youth in Action Civic Engagement Pillar Award, was honored at National 4‑H Council’s Legacy Awards in Washington, D.C. As the national Youth in Action winner, Day will receive $10,000 in scholarships for higher education.Read More
National 4‑H Council announces today the launch of 4‑H Luminaries, an exclusive group of accomplished and influential 4‑H alumni that will help raise awareness of the life-changing 4‑H impact and generate support for bringing 4‑H to more youth in need.Read More
California’s Bryanne Sanchez Selected as Nationwide 4‑H Youth In Action Award Winner for Healthy Living
National 4‑H Council today announced that Bryanne Sanchez, 18, of Imperial, Calif., was selected as winner of the 2017 4‑H Youth In Action Award for Healthy Living.Read More
California’s Samuel Sugarman Selected as Nationwide 4‑H Youth In Action Award Winner for Agriculture
National 4‑H Council today announced that Samuel Sugarman, 18, of Encinitas, Calif., was selected as winner of the 2017 4‑H Youth In Action Award for Agriculture. Sugarman will be nationally recognized for his true leadership through agriculture education and his free Farm Tour Program.Read More
National 4‑H Council today announced that Ava Lonneman, 17, of Mogadore, Ohio, was selected as winner of the 2017 Youth In Action Pillar Award for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).Read More
National 4‑H Council today announced that Amelia Day, 18, of Fort Valley, Ga., was selected as winner of the 2017 4‑H Youth In Action Award for Civic Engagement.Read More
4‑H, the nation’s largest youth development organization, grows confident young people who are empowered for life today and prepared for career tomorrow. 4‑H programs empower nearly six million young people across the U.S. through experiences that develop critical life skills. 4‑H is the youth development program of our nation’s Cooperative Extension System and USDA, and serves every county and parish in the U.S. through a network of 110 public universities and more than 3000 local Extension offices. Globally, 4‑H collaborates with independent programs to empower one million youth in 50 countries. The research-backed 4‑H experience grows young people who are four times more likely to contribute to their communities; two times more likely to make healthier choices; two times more likely to be civically active; and two times more likely to participate in STEM programs.