4-H Green Jacket Award

Purpose:  To acknowledge outstanding support of Georgia 4-H.

Process:  Nominations for the award will be solicited on an annual basis. A selection committee with representation from the Georgia 4-H Foundation, the 4-H Advisory Committee, the Georgia Association of Extension 4-H Agents, and representative(s) from 4-H alumni groups will meet with 4-H staff to review nominations and make the selection.

Green Jacket Award Nomination Form

Criteria:  Selection will be based on the significance of support to 4-H on a statewide level. The award is intended for individuals still in active service. Retired and former supporters of 4-H should be considered for “GAE4-HA Friend of 4-H,” “4-H Lifetime Achievement Award,” or “4-H Hall of Fame.”

 The Award:  A green 4-H blazer will be presented to the winner during State 4-H Congress.  If the winner is a public official we request that the recipient wear the jacket during 4-H Day at the Capitol in the following General Assembly session. To complement the blazer (jacket), an etched glass award will also be presented.

 The Sponsors: The award will be established as recognition from Georgia 4-H alumni, donors, volunteers, and friends. It is intended to be from total 4-H (program, facilities, local, district, state, Foundation, Advisory, associations, etc.). Georgia EMCs sponsor the program.