Juniors Program

Juniors Chairperson

Gayle Butler
8821 Equestrian Place
Crooked River Ranch, OR 97760
Phone: (503) 703-5337

 NFMS Junior Achievement Award

by: Gayle Butler
NFMS Juniors Chair

Click here for your signup form and instructions for the 2021 NFMS Junior Achievement Signup Form


It is time for Junior Rockhounds to share their accomplishments from the past 2 years (2019 and 2020)!

The Northwest Federation wants to honor you. You must be paid up and listed as a member of your Club and the NFMS.
Age Group 1: ages up to 7 years
Age Group 2: ages 8 through 1 1
Age Group 3: ages 12 through 15
Age Group 4: ages 16 through 18.

Your age as of December 31, 2020 determines the age category. If you won last year in 2020 you will need to wait until 2022 to enter again UNLESS you move up to the next age category.

Your Resume and Application together require a postmark by August 20, 2021. Winners will be notified a month later, after the NFMS Judges vote on each candidate's Summary.

If any of this sounds too complicated or if you have any questions just contact me at nfmsjunior@comcast.net OR ask your Juniors Advisor, your parent, or the Federation Director of your Rock Club. Everyone will be delighted to help you in the quest of achieving fame.

Awards will be presented at the NFMS Annual Meeting in Walla Walla, Washington on September 11th, 2021.

Here are your three EZ steps:
1. Write or type a short summary (resume/outline) about what your achievements are for the past 2 years (2019 and 2020), following Sections l, Il, Ill & IV from the GUIDELINE below.
2. Photocopy the APPLICATION from the Northwest Newsletter. Fill out the APPLICATION and have your Rock Club representatives sign their spaces.
3. Mail with a postmark by August 20, 2021, your summary (resume/outline), and completed APPLICATION to the NFMS Junior Committee Chair -

Gayle Butler, 8821 SW Equestrian Place, Crooked River Ranch, OR 97760

Guidelines for Junior Achievement Award

Section l. HOBBY RELATED (Possible 45 points) Club involvement (field trips, committees, show participation) Hobby Craft involvement (faceting, lapidary, metals, collecting) Competitive involvement (display, articles, promotion, awards)
Section ll. EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT (Possible 25 points) Scholastic (honor roll, advanced classes, improvement of grades) 5Extracurricular (sports, drama, debate, drill team, music)
Section Ill. COMMUNITY ACHIEVEMENT (Possible 20 points) Events involvement (charity, volunteer, donation programs) Scouts, Campfire, 4H-Club, Other community groups.
Section IV. WORK RELATED (Possible 10 points)


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