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Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes the outstanding leadership and contributions of 4-H alumni to our communities, country, and world.


Nominations for the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award are now open. For more information, please read the award overview.

Selection Criteria

The award recipient will be selected by a panel of reviewers based on these criteria:

  • Demonstrated leadership and contributions to their field and the world.
  • Being an outstanding role model of 4-H values (critical thinking, service, loyalty, and healthy living) and support for future generations.
  • Experience as a 4-H youth member. The nominee does not currently need to be involved with 4-H.

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