Sumter County Awards & Recognition

4-H members in Sumter County are awarded for a year of participation by completing a Project Book or a Record Book.

Any 4-H member who turns in a completed Project or Record book for will receive a 4-H year pin, A Project pin, and an Invitation to our Annual Youth Awards Banquet. Project Completion

Youth MUST turn in a completed project book or record book in order to qualify for awards.

Youth who turn in a completed Project or Record book are encouraged to turn in applications for our 4-H Awards.

ALL AWARDS APPLICATIONS FOR COUNTY RECOGNITION ARE DUE JUNE 10th by 5:00pm [unless otherwise stated]

County Awards

Outstanding 4-H'er of The Year

  • Categories: Junior, Intermediate and Senior
  • Application to Apply: "Building My Portfolio" [Juniors and Intermediates only] and Senior Portfolio [Seniors only]
  • Building My Portfolio with Examples
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  • Intermediate "Building My Portfolio"
  • Intermediate "Building My Portfolio"
  • Senior Portfolio
  • Senior Portfolio

Senior 4-H Portfolio

Complete for scholarships and award trip oppurtunities from the State 4-H Office.

Scholarship Oppurtunities

Application to Apply:  Senior 4-H Portfolio (PDF) Senior 4-H Portfolio (doc)

Portfolio Example

Helpful Resources

Interview Scoresheet

Interview Rubric

Portfolios are due the 4th Monday in May for county review and are due June 1st to the State 4-H Office

Graduating Senior County Scholarship

  • Application to Apply: Senior Portfolio
  • Qualifications: 4-H Member must be a gratuating senior and plans on attending a college or university.
  • Portfolios are due the 4th Monday in May for county review and are due June 1st to the State 4-H Office

Horseman of the Year

  • Application to Apply: Horseman of the Year
  • Qualifications: Must have completed at least Junior year of high school and have completed at least two years of the horse project including current year.
  • Portfolios are due May 23rd of every year for county review and are due June 1st to the State 4-H office.

Standards of Exellence

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Club Awards

Club High Participation Award

Standards of Excellence

Community Pride Award