Communications & Expressive Arts Contest
The important life skills of being able to speak before a group and to perform before a crowd can be strengthened by taking part in the 4-H CEA Contest on Saturday, April 20, at the Valentine High School at 10:00 am. Divisions include music, talent, public service announcements, speech, presentations and the newly added job interview contest. Entries are due April 15. Go to http://cherry.unl.edu/cherrycounty4h to see complete guidelines and find the entry forms.
Job Interview Contest
A new contest, open to all youth ages 8 through 18, will be held along with the Cherry County 4-H Communications & Expressive Arts Contest. This is a NEW opportunity for young people to practice real-life career preparation skills. The contest involves a set of fictitious job descriptions that the participants use to prepare for the process of applying and interviewing for a position. Prior to the contest contestants will submit a cover letter and résumé written for one of three job descriptions: Veterinary Assistant, 4-H Camp Counselor, or Political Intern. On the day of the contest, participants will complete a written job application and an interview. Youth are encouraged to highlight their 4-H, community service, extracurricular, or work experiences in all aspects of the contest. This contest is open to all youth, regardless of 4-H affiliation. Complete details and an entry form can be found at http://cherry.unl.edu/cherrycounty4h.