The 4-H All Star is the highest rank that can be achieved at the county level. An All Star is recognized for his/her outstanding level of 4-H achievement and is offered the opportunity for new growth and leadership. This position is a non-retiring service rank. Monterey County All Stars serve as ambassadors of the 4-H Youth Development Program.
WHAT IS AN ALL STAR?
Someone who... "IS A TEAM PLAYER"
AN ALL STAR HAS:
demonstrated leadership abilities, project achievement, citizenship concern, and maturity of judgment in a variety of situations beyond the club level.
made a consistent contribution to the maintenance and expansion of the 4-H Youth Program in their club and county.
- exhibited a strong interest in continuin in the 4-H Youth Program and has specific ideas as to ways in which he or she can give guidance and leadership to some phase of the program.
WHAT DOES AN ALL STAR DO?
- Attend State 4-H Leadership events the year you are selected
- Provide working leadership and program planning for County activities such as: Leadership Get Away; Achievement Day; Regional Presentation Day; Mini Conference; County Presentation Day; and 4-H Club Visits.
- Assist in setting goals and planning new programs/activities for County and Region.
- Develop and implement National 4-H Week Plan.
- Be available to speak to or represent 4-H to local clubs/organizations.
- Write "All Star Action" section of county 4-H News Notes.
- Attend County Leaders Council Meetings.
- May attend Regional Council and YOuth Council Meetings.
- May serve on a County 4-H Standing Committee (Awards, Public Relations)
- Recognizes the opportunities and the responsibilities of being selected a 4-H All Star, and is receptive to new ideas and new challenges
The rank of All Star should not be looked upon as an award only, but as a responsibility; and selection should be made from that viewpoint. Since serving as a 4-H All Star is an honor, high standards of selection should be maintained.