Jacob Onyschuk is the winner of 4-H Alberta’s most prestigious award.
Onyschuk, 20, of Legal, Alta., was chosen from the top 4-H members to receive the Premier’s Award during the annual 4-H Selections program at Olds College.
Onyschuk is a member of the Bon Accord 4-H and the Vimy Dunrobin 4-H Multi Club and has market steer, heifer, cow-calf and goat projects.
He also facilitated workshops and chaired the Northwest Regional Beef Committee.
The University of Alberta student is part of the university’s multi-species judging club and collegiate 4-H club.
“Being named the Premier’s Award recipient is an incredible honour,” said Onyschuk in a news release.
“I am extremely excited to be working with my fellow ambassadors to support and promote 4-H in our communities. I’m passionate about increasing awareness of the 4-H program and what it has to offer.”
Another 53 senior members were selected to represent 4-H Alberta at educational programs and on trips in Canada and the United States.