4-H Livestock

Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador

The Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador program strives to provide high school aged 4-H members the opportunity to develop and practice advanced leadership skills related to mentoring other youth, and to  become advocates for animal agriculture.

Objectives:

  • Prepare youth to serve in leadership capacities in junior livestock programs across Texas.
  • Prepare youth for the experience of the University setting, through intensive science based instruction and experiences.
  • Prepare and provide opportunities for youth to serve in advocacy roles for animal agriculture, 4-H, and junior livestock programs.
  • Develop a heightened awareness of career opportunities in animal agriculture and advocacy.

Selection Criteria:

  • Senior age (14-18) 4-H youth that have exhibited a superior level of ambition regarding livestock projects
  • Students with a profound interest in animal science and animal production
  • Students have shown advanced leadership qualities and a willingness to help others
  • Top 25% class rank

Application Process

-Student will complete the application and enter the contact information of supervising County Extension Agent

-CEA will be automatically emailed a recommendation survey

  • A selection committee will review the applications and accept 25 participants per university
  • Applications are due June 2, 2017. Applicants will be notified by June 16, 2017 regarding application result

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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