Thank you for belonging to the Anoka County 4-H Youth Development program! We hope you choose to celebrate the end of your 4-H career with us and/or apply for applicable scholarships. The following information is for members who are completing Grade 12 or 13.
- If you are completing your first year post high school, you must graduate from 4-H this fall.
- If you are completing grade 12, you have the option to remain in 4-H for one more year or graduate from 4-H early. We hope you remain in 4-H for your last year!
- The graduation ceremony will take place at the Anoka County Fair on July 30 at 1 p.m.
- Please complete the graduation form to let us know whether you plan to graduate and if you will attend the graduation ceremony. We use this form to acknowledge your accomplishments in 4-H during the ceremony. This form must be completed by July 14.
- If you will not be graduating this year, you will receive this notice again next year.
Also available are the following 4-H scholarship opportunities. Scholarship applications must be completed online. All scholarship applications are due Monday, June 26. Scholarship recipients will be announced at the Graduation Ceremony on July 30 at 1 p.m. at the Anoka County Fair. Winners will receive an e-mail invitation. You can review detailed information about each scholarship prior to filling out the online forms.
- 4-H Youth Education Scholarship - $500. Open to any 4-H’er who has completed grade 12 or 13. You may apply both years but win only once.
- 4-H Livestock Scholarship - Up to $200. Open to any livestock project member who has completed grade 12 or 13. You may apply both years but win only once. Must have participated in one or more of the following project areas: Beef, Dairy, Goat, Lama, Poultry, Rabbit, Sheep, and Swine. This does not include horse project members.
- Amber Boyd Memorial Scholarship - $500. Horse project members only who have completed grade 12 or 13. You may apply both years but win only once.
We hope you have enjoyed your years in 4-H and will take many wonderful memories with you as you leave. Remember, the 4-H program always welcomes you, both as volunteers and leaders. If you stay in this county, keep in touch, or contact the Extension Office in the county in which you live.
Sarah Devine, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Anoka County
firstname.lastname@example.org or 763-324-3493
Anna Gilbertson, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Anoka County
Kim Ferguson, Administrative Services Assistant, Anoka County