Cloverleaf Project Achievement
This competition is for 5th and 6th grade students. Students choose a topic from the project list and present an illustrated demonstration (speech). Speeches should be 4 to 6 minutes in length and use posters or other visuals to emphasize key points. Please note exception to speech (Performing Arts, food labs, creative stitchery) listed on the Cloverleaf Project list.
- Cloverleaf Project list
- Parent Guide to Project Achievement
- Tips to prepare for Cloverleaf Project Achievement
- How to make a poster carrier
- 4-H Friends magazine on Project Achievement
- Sample Cloverleaf project presentation - Georgia 4-H has provided 3 videos of Cloverleaf project presentations via SchoolTube. Sample presentations are: category Agriculture Awareness - Thank a Farm Worker, Craft category - Origami, and Health - Broken Bones.
County Project Achievement will be held at Clarke Middle School on a Saturday morning in January. Those who win at the county level are eligible to compete at the district competition at Rock Eagle 4-H center in February. Students who will travel to Rock Eagle with us for district project achievement competition must submit the following completed forms:
Junior Project Achievement
Project Achievement for junior (7th and 8th grade) 4-H'ers is a two part competition - portfolio and speech. A portfolio is a 2 page document listing the activities in which the student has participated within the calendar year. The portfolio is worth 40% of the student's score. Students also present a 7-9 minute illustration demonstration about a topic of interest to them. (Exceptions - performing arts projects, food labs, and fashion review.) Demonstration value is 60% of total score.
Portfolios must be submitted to the 4-H office by the announced December due date each year. Students will then present their demonstrations at District Project Achievement at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in March.
Students will find the following information helpful to prepare for project achievement:
- Finding your way to Junior Project Achievement
- Junior project list
- Junior recipes for food lab categories
- Portfolio guidelines
- Junior portfolio outline
- Junior portfolio cover
- Sample junior portfolio - this is not a real portfolio, but one created as an example for student guidelines. Faces on this example photo page are obscured but would not be on a real portfolio.
Senior Project Achievement
Project Achievement for senior (high school) 4-H'ers is also a two part competition. For seniors each component is valued at 50% of total score. Senior 4-H'ers who win at the district project achievement will advance to State 4-H Congress in July.