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2021 Georgia 4-H Dean’s Awards Results Announced
The Georgia 4-H Dean’s Awards competition provided 26 Georgia 4-H youth the opportunity to showcase their talent, hard work and commitment to their communities. The Dean’s Award is one of the highest honors Georgia 4-H members can earn. Competitors submit a cumulative portfolio that reflects their entire 4-H career, and high-scoring submissions are invited to participate in a separately judged interview session.
A Dean’s Award is presented each year in the following six project areas:
–Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
–Family and Consumer Sciences
–The William “Bill” Edwards 4-H Dean’s Award for Communications and the Arts
–The James Harris 4-H Dean’s Award for Leadership
The top three finishers in each area receive a medal for their achievement. First-place winners receive Master 4-H’er status, a $500 scholarship and recognition at 4-H Day at the Capitol.
The 2021 Georgia 4-H Dean’s Awards recipients are:
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences: Bryson Smith, Gordon County (first); Sara Pawlik, Forsyth County (second); and Mary Anna Bentley, Chattooga County (third)
Civic Engagement: Ben Tellano, Hart County (first); Grace McBride, Emanuel County (second); and Evelyn Day, Houston County (third)
Family and Consumer Sciences: Malachi Young, Gwinnett County (first); Tianna Ramey, Habersham County (second); and Angel Jarvis, Candler County (third)
Communication and the Arts: Corbin Austin, Decatur County (first); Kalani Washington, Oconee County (second); and Parker Varnadoe, Madison County (third)
STEM: Nicholas McKinley, Paulding County (first); Salih El-Gayyar, Fayette County (second); and CJ Harris, Newton County (third)
Leadership: Gracie Grimes, Candler County (first); Adam Walters, Hart County (second); and Jhaycee Barnes, Spalding County (third)
Georgia 4-H empowers youth to become true leaders by developing necessary life skills, positive relationships and community awareness. As the largest youth leadership organization in the state, 4-H reaches more than 190,000 people annually through University of Georgia Cooperative Extension offices and 4-H facilities. For more information, visit georgia4h.org or contact your local Extension office.
By: UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Posted: July 8, 2021
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (working cooperatively with Fort Valley State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the counties of Georgia) offers its educational programs, assistance, and materials to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status and is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action organization.