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October 15, 2018

The 2019 Youth in Action Awards Are Open for Submissions

Submitted by Deryl E. Waldren

National 4-H Council’s Youth in Action Awards recognize outstanding 4-H’ers, aged 16-19-years-old who epitomize 4-H youth empowerment and leadership in four 4-H Pillar Areas: agriculture, civic engagement, healthy living and STEM. This prestigious award will honor four confident, accomplished 4-H’ers who have gained critical life skills through their 4-H experience. Each winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship for higher education, a customized promotional video showcasing their 4-H impact story, be recognized as the official 4-H youth spokesperson for their pillar, and receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. to be recognized at National 4-H Council's Legacy Awards.

The call for on-line application submissions is open now through October 22, at www.4-h.org/youthinaction where you can find full guidelines and learn more about Youth in Action. For a copy of the Youth in Action application guidelines, visit: http://4-h.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2019-Youth-in-Action-Guidelines-Final-011018.pdf. For questions e-mail: YouthinAction@4-H.org.

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