Juniors Program

Juniors Chairperson

Audrey Vogelpohl
West Seattle Rock Club
8810 37th Ave. SW
Seattle, WA 98126-3617

 NFMS Junior Achievement Award

by: Audrey Vogelpohl
NFMS Juniors Chair

Click here for your signup form and instructions for the 2017 NFMS Junior Achievement Signup Form

It is time for Junior Rockhounds to share their accomplishments from the past 2 years (2015 and 2016); 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 3: ages 12 through 15
       Age Group 2: ages 8 through 11 Age Group 4: ages 16 through 18.

Your age as of December 31, 2016 determines the age category. If you won last year at Albany, Oregon you will need to wait until 2018 to enter again UNLESS you move up to the next age category.

Your Resume and Application together require a postmark by March 1, 2017. 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, parent or the Federation Director of your Rock Club. Everyone will be delighted to help you in the quest of achieving fame. Monetary awards will be presented at the NFMS Annual Meeting at Hamilton, Montana on May 19, 2017.

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 (2011 and 2012), following Sections I, II, III & 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 April 1st, 2013, your summary (resume/outline), and completed APPLICATION to the NFMS Juniors Committee Chair,  
            Audrey Vogelpohl, 8810 37th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126
NFMS is looking forward to giving out some money awards this year.
Section I. HOBBY RELATED (Possible 45 points)
Club involvement (field trips, committees, show participation) 20 points
Hobby Craft involvement (faceting, lapidary, metals, collecting) 20 points
Competitive involvement (display, articles, promotion, awards) 5 points

Section II. EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT (Possible 25 points)
Scholastic (honor roll, advanced classes, improvement of grades) 15 points
Extracurricular (sports, drama, debate, drill team, music) 10 points

Section III. COMMUNITY ACHIEVEMENT (Possible 20 points)
Events involvement (charity, volunteer, donation programs) 10 points
Scouts, Campfire, 4H-Club, Other community groups   10 points

Section IV. WORK RELATED (Possible 10 points)
Employment, Home Chores, Neighborhood Work, Business   10 points


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