The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and the Montana State University Extension Service prohibit discrimination in all of their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital and family status. Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jeff Bader, Director of Extension, Extension Service, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717

4-H Volunteer Awards

4-H Volunteer Awards are given out each year at the Lewis & Clark County 4-H Awards Night in October. Volunteers can be nominated between May 1st and October 1st each year using this online Volunteer Awards form. Please watch this website, 4-H social media, and the 4-H newsletter to know when nominations are open and get access to the nomination form. 

Find the list of previous winners HERE.

  • Community Benefactor Award
    • Given to an individual, club, or business providing special service to the Lewis & Clark County 4-H Program.
    • Name on plaque in the Extension Office, additional gift from 4-H Council
  • Many Hats Award
    • Recognizes the volunteer who does it all! This aware recognizes the volunteer who is "always there." Candidate must be an enrolled active adult leader in Lewis & Clark County 4-H.
    • Name on plaque in the Extension Office, additional gift from 4-H Council
  • Outstanding New Volunteer Award
    • This award is designated for volunteers who have been enrolled for two years or less as an adult leader. Candidate must be an enrolled active adult leader in Lewis & Clark County 4-H.
    • Name on plaque in the Extension Office, additional gift from 4-H Council
  • Appreciation Award
    • Recognizes dedication and devoted service given to 4-H. This award can be awarded to any active enrolled leader, volunteer, or employed staff with Lewis & Clark 4-H whose service is outstanding.
    • Name on plaque in the Extension Office, additional gift from 4-H Council
  • Distinguished Service Award
    • Honors that individual who has already received the Appreciation Award or Many Hats Award and has continued to contribute significantly to 4-H countywide. Candidate must be an enrolled active adult leader in Lewis & Clark County. 
    • Name on plaque in the Extension Office, additional gift from 4-H Council
  • President's Volunteer Service Award (ADULTS) - due the Last Business Day of September

**Click Here for a Full List of County Scholarships, Project Sponsorships, & Awards

County Scholarships

County Scholarships Application - due by the end of the first business day of April

Word Version

Fillable PDF Version

LCC Farm Bureau/Montana Farm Bureau Federation Women's Leadership Committee Scholarship - due April 1

State Scholarships

Montana 4-H Foundation Scholarships - due April 1

(Includes the Pam Michels Memorial Scholarship!)

Montana Range Days Scholarship - due April 30

Kay Jensen 4-H Memorial Scholarship - due May 1

Montana Weed Control Association Scholarship - due May 1

Walleser Family Memorial Fund - due Sep 3

National Scholarships

Daisy 4-H Shooting Sports Scholarship - due May 15 

County Sponsorships

Ron Schatz Project Sponsorship Award - due on the last business day of September

Word Version

Fillable PDF Version

McDonald's Sponsorship - at this time this award is unavailable.

County Project & Event Awards

Cloverbud Recognition - happens automatically.

Project Recognition Nomination - due on the last business day of September

Word Version

Fillable PDF Version

Junior Horse Award - due on the last business day of September

Senior Horse Award - due on the last business day of September

County Club Awards

County club awards are automatically applied for when a club leader submits their Club Planning Guide to the Extension Office by the last business day of September.

National 4-H Week Window Display Contest - National 4-H Week is the first full week of October each year.

Word Version

Fillable PDF Version

Farm Bureau Hay Bale Contest

County 4-H Member Awards

Julie Paulson 4-H Achievement Award - The highest honor a 4-H member can receive in the Lewis & Clark 4-H program. Due on the last business day of September

Word Version

Fillable PDF Version

4-H Club Officer Awards - due the last business day of September, open to the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Historian/Media Manager of each club. 

Word Version

Fillable PDF Version

President's Volunteer Service Award (YOUTH) - due the Last Business Day of September

Word Version

Fillable PDF Version


Scholarships and Awards


Scholarships and Awards

**Click Here for a Full List of County Scholarships, Project Sponsorships, & Awards

County Scholarships

County Scholarships Application - due by the end of the first business day of April

Word Version

Fillable PDF Version

LCC Farm Bureau/Montana Farm Bureau Federation Women's Leadership Committee Scholarship - due April 1

State Scholarships

Montana 4-H Foundation Scholarships - due April 1

(Includes the Pam Michels Memorial Scholarship!)

Montana Range Days Scholarship - due April 30

Kay Jensen 4-H Memorial Scholarship - due May 1

Montana Weed Control Association Scholarship - due May 1

Walleser Family Memorial Fund - due Sep 3

National Scholarships

Daisy 4-H Shooting Sports Scholarship - due May 15 

County Sponsorships

Ron Schatz Project Sponsorship Award - due on the last business day of September

Word Version

Fillable PDF Version

McDonald's Sponsorship - at this time this award is unavailable.

County Project & Event Awards

Cloverbud Recognition - happens automatically.

Project Recognition Nomination - due on the last business day of September

Word Version

Fillable PDF Version

Junior Horse Award - due on the last business day of September

Senior Horse Award - due on the last business day of September

County Club Awards

County club awards are automatically applied for when a club leader submits their Club Planning Guide to the Extension Office by the last business day of September.

National 4-H Week Window Display Contest - National 4-H Week is the first full week of October each year.

Word Version

Fillable PDF Version

Farm Bureau Hay Bale Contest

County 4-H Member Awards

Julie Paulson 4-H Achievement Award - The highest honor a 4-H member can receive in the Lewis & Clark 4-H program. Due on the last business day of September

Word Version

Fillable PDF Version

4-H Club Officer Awards - due the last business day of September, open to the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Historian/Media Manager of each club. 

Word Version

Fillable PDF Version

President's Volunteer Service Award (YOUTH) - due the Last Business Day of September

Word Version

Fillable PDF Version

4-H Volunteer Awards

4-H Volunteer Awards are given out each year at the Lewis & Clark County 4-H Awards Night in October. Volunteers can be nominated between May 1st and October 1st each year using this online Volunteer Awards form. Please watch this website, 4-H social media, and the 4-H newsletter to know when nominations are open and get access to the nomination form. 

Find the list of previous winners HERE.

  • Community Benefactor Award
    • Given to an individual, club, or business providing special service to the Lewis & Clark County 4-H Program.
    • Name on plaque in the Extension Office, additional gift from 4-H Council
  • Many Hats Award
    • Recognizes the volunteer who does it all! This aware recognizes the volunteer who is "always there." Candidate must be an enrolled active adult leader in Lewis & Clark County 4-H.
    • Name on plaque in the Extension Office, additional gift from 4-H Council
  • Outstanding New Volunteer Award
    • This award is designated for volunteers who have been enrolled for two years or less as an adult leader. Candidate must be an enrolled active adult leader in Lewis & Clark County 4-H.
    • Name on plaque in the Extension Office, additional gift from 4-H Council
  • Appreciation Award
    • Recognizes dedication and devoted service given to 4-H. This award can be awarded to any active enrolled leader, volunteer, or employed staff with Lewis & Clark 4-H whose service is outstanding.
    • Name on plaque in the Extension Office, additional gift from 4-H Council
  • Distinguished Service Award
    • Honors that individual who has already received the Appreciation Award or Many Hats Award and has continued to contribute significantly to 4-H countywide. Candidate must be an enrolled active adult leader in Lewis & Clark County. 
    • Name on plaque in the Extension Office, additional gift from 4-H Council
  • President's Volunteer Service Award (ADULTS) - due the Last Business Day of September

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and the Montana State University Extension Service prohibit discrimination in all of their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital and family status. Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jeff Bader, Director of Extension, Extension Service, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717

 

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4-H Contact Information:

Lexi Foust
4-H Information 
lewisclark@montana.edu
(406) 447-8346

Kara Tangedal
4-H/Youth Development Agent
kara.tangedal@montana.edu
(
406) 447-8349

Catherine McNeil
4-H Military Program Coordinator
mcneilcb@gmail.com
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406) 439-8570

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