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					       4-H
       Portfolio


Guidelines and
Suggestions
    Contents
   Cover Sheet (name, age, date of
    birth, 4-H club(s), county, headshot
    photo, 4 x 6 action photo, etc.) – 5
    points
   Leadership Experiences – 35 points
   Citizenship/Community Service
    Experiences – 35 points
   Project(s) Experiences – 35 points
   4-H Story – 50 points
   Support materials (photos, news
    articles, etc) – 20 points
   Overall presentation – 25 points
Cover sheet



               South Carolina
                4-H Portfolio

              Connie Lake
       406 Kempson Bridge Road
           Saluda, SC 29138
         Phone: (864) 445-8117
          Date of Birth: 7/21/??
         4-H Age as of Jan. 1: 16
      Club: Saluda 4-H Horse Club
            Saluda County 4-H
       Leadership Experiences
•Within the 6 pages of experiences
• Include 4-H and non 4-H (as long as it is related )


Goals
2004 – To learn to recite the 4-H
       Pledge in front of an audience.
2005 - To run for an officer for my club.
2006 – Served as a volunteer teen
       leader for my 4-H Club.
2007 – Led a 3 day cooking class for
       10 4-H kids in my community
Activities
2004 – Led the 4-H pledge at
  my club meeting.
2005 – Ran for the office of
  secretary in my 4-H club and spent
  $4.00 on my campaign.
2006 – Volunteered to served as a
  volunteer teen leader for my 4-H
  club.
2007 – Led a 3 day cooking class
  for 10 4-H kids in my
  community.
Knowledge and skills gained
2004 - Learned to recite the 4-H
  pledge and lead it in front of an
  audience.
2005 – Learned how to run for an
  office and present a campaign
  speech.
2006 – Learned how to assist the
  club leader as a teen leader for
  my 4-H club.
2007 – Learned how to organize,
  advertise, write lesson plans
  and lead a 3 day cooking class
  for younger 4-H kids.
  Goals, activities, and
   knowledge gained
     MUST relate
Goals
2004 – To learn to recite the
 4-H Pledge in front of an
 audience.
Activities
2004 – Led the 4-H pledge at
 my club meeting.
Knowledge and skills gained
2004 - Learned to recite the
 4-H pledge and lead it in front
 of an audience.
Leadership Examples

   One on one teaching
   Assisting at a club meeting
   Speaking in front of a group
   Office held or campaigned
    for
   Demonstrations
  Citizenship
  Experiences
Goal
2006 – To help in establishing the 911
       system in my county
2007 – To do something special for the
       elderly.
Activities
2006 – Helped 3 elderly ladies put up their
       E-911 signs so that the ambulance
       can locate their home easier.
2007 – My 4-H club and I hosted a Bingo
       party for the patients at the Saluda
       Nursing Center.
Knowledge and Skills Gained
2006 – Learned the importance of E-911
       signs and how they help the
       ambulance service,
2007 – How young people and be a benefit
       to the elderly in their community.
Citizenship Activities

   Activities with the elderly
    and handicapped
   Activities for the homeless
    and needy
   Activities for non-profit
    groups
    Project Experiences
Dairy Project
Goals
2006 – To show a dairy heifer at the fair.
Activities
2000 - Went to the 4-H Dairy Showmanship Clinic that
         was held at the Cattle Arena in Saluda.
     - Showed at the Saluda Fair -- Won 1st place in
         showmanship and 1st place in the Junior Calf
         class.
Knowledge and Skills Gained
2006 - Learned to groom and show a dairy heifer.

Goat Project
Goals
2006 – To raise a wether goat through 4-H.
Activities
2006 – Purchased a goat through the State 4-H Wether
         Project at $65.00.
     -- Purchased a registered doe and showed it at the
         Saluda 4-H Show winning $15.00.
Knowledge and Skills Gained
2006 – Learned to properly care for and show a goat.
Goals
2006 – To show a dairy heifer at the fair.
2006 – To raise a goat through 4-H.

Activities
2006 - Went to the 4-H Dairy Showmanship
       Clinic that was held at the Cattle
       Arena in Saluda.
     - Showed at the Saluda Fair -- Won 1st
       place in showmanship and 1st place
       in the Junior Calf class.
2006 - Purchased a goat through the State
       4-H Goat Project at $65.00.
     - Purchased a registered doe and
       showed it at the Saluda 4-H Show
       winning $15.00.

Knowledge and Skills Gained
2006 - Learned to groom and show a dairy
       heifer.
     - Learned to properly care for and
       show goat.
4-H Story

   Limited to 6 pages
   Font – 12 points, double
    spaced
   Should reflect the impact
    that 4-H has had on your life
    and those around you.
   Focus on the MOST
    meaningful experiences.
   Tell how you apply what you
    have learned in 4-H to other
    parts of your life.
Part 1

   Introduce yourself
       Age
       Interests
       Parents
       Brothers and sisters
       Where you live
       Where you go to school
       When and why you joined
        4-H.
Part 2

   Tell about the each section of
    your portfolio
   Begin with the most impressive
    activity; something with
    leadership and you most
    important project area
   State how 4-H helped you learn
    things about this subject you
    didn’t know before, how your
    project grew in size and scope,
    and some things you tried
    successfully and
    unsuccessfully.
Part 3

   Highlight other 4-H projects
    and activities including
    major learning experiences,
    special interests and
    unusual situations you
    encountered.
Part 4

   Leadership stories

   Citizenship stories
       How 4-H has increased your
        interest and participation in
        community affairs.
Part 5

   Career goals
   4-H’s influence in your
    career choice
   4-H’s effect on you as a
    person
Support materials

   6 page limit
   List a summary of award and
    recognition that you have
    received. Do not repeat what is
    already in other sections
   Variety of support materials
       Photos
       Awards (ribbons, certificates)
       Newspaper clippings
       Drawings
       Articles that you wrote, etc
   Scrap booking style is
    acceptable
    Support Material

2005
• Won first place in
showmanship at the Saluda
4-H Shows in dairy, swine and
goat competition.

 •At the Saluda 4-H Swine Show, my
 heavy weight pig won Reserved Grand
 Champion.
Overall Presentation

   Package should be neat
   Bound into a folder/notebook or
    the Green folder from National
    4-H Supply Source Book
   24” x 24” size limit
   Label in the bottom left corner
Questions

				
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