Victoria Jean Cope Award
Cope, Victoria Jean
North Carolina 4-H Professional Development Award(s) – The award value is a personal and perpetual plaque.
Eligible for Nomination of Award: 4-H Agents
How to Apply:
- Outline your Extension employment history and Extension accomplishments (within the past five years, including impacts).
- Outline your higher education history.
- The professional development activities you have undertaken in the past five years.
- Your future plans for professional development.
- Your professional accomplishments or awards as evidence of professional commitment within the past five years.
- The professional development experience you plan to participate in, if you receive this award.
- List the name and address of your local newspaper for press release notification.
- Enclose at least one Letter of Recommendation, preferably from your immediate supervisor.
- The recipient must be an Extension 4-H Agent.
- The recipient must spend 50% or more of his/her professional time in 4-H and youth development.
- Approval of the Assistant Director, State 4-H Leader is required.
This award was established in 1991 by Mr. and Mrs. William Cope as a memorial to their daughter, Victoria Jean Cope. Miss Cope was an outstanding 4-H agent with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, who met a premature death as the result of an automobile accident.
The award is funded by an endowment established within the North Carolina 4-H Foundation, Inc. It is presented at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service Conference. The recipient of the award is expected to use it to provide support for his/her professional development.