4-H Canada is looking for outstanding 4-H alumni who have made a significant, positive impact on the world around them.
The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes the outstanding leadership and contribution of 4-H alumni to their communities and the greater world around them.
4-H Canada will present the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award at the Virtual 4-H Leadership Awards in February 2021.
Nominations open Oct. 16 and will be accepted online until Nov. 3, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. ET.
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, caring, service, 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.
Gord Bamford, Alberta - 2020
Gord Bamford was presented with the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award at the 2020 4-H Leadership Awards in Ottawa, ON on Feb. 10, 2020. Read the award announcement.
Elain Froese, Manitoba - 2019
Elaine Froese was presented the first-ever Distinguished Alumni Award at the 2019 4-H Leadership Awards in Saskatoon, SK on Jan. 31, 2019. Read the award announcement.