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Ohio 4-H Youth Development

Ohio State University Extension

2023 Teen Awards Winners with awards

Teen Hall of Fame

Ohio 4-H Teen of the Year & Hall of Fame Nominations

Nominations for the 2024 Ohio 4-H Teen of the Year and Hall of Fame will be available in the fall. Nomination forms are required to be submitted by an Extension professional and are due by December 1, 2023. If deemed necessary, an interview process may be held for finalists.



Online Application

Teen of the Year Honors one outstanding teen that has had great accomplishments in the past year. This award was created to honor a select individual for their performance, dedication, and passion for the 4-H program.  Nominee must be between the ages of 13 and 18 as of January 1 the year they are nominated.
Teen Hall of Fame Induction into the Teen Hall of Fame is meant to be thought as a very high honor for youth who are selected. It is meant to honor those who have dedicated it all to make the best better in their club, community, country, and world. Nominee must be between the ages of 15 and 18 as of January 1 the year they are nominated and been a 4-H member for at least six years including the current year (but not including Cloverbud years).


Previous Teen Award Recipients

Interested in reading about the outstanding young people that have previously won these awards? Check out our winners by decade of their award: