The Dan Goodman Award 

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DAN GOODMAN SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT AWARD

 

OBJECTIVE

 

The Dan Goodman Soil & Water Conservation and Environmental Improvement Award is an annual award that shall be given to one or more deserving high school students residing within Valencia County  who have demonstrated a high regard for conservation and the environment.  The objective in giving these awards is to stimulate activities, teaching and learning in this area, and to reward those who have been active in conservation.

 

WHO CAN APPLY?*

 

  • Any actively enrolled high school student in Valencia County, grades 9-12, may apply for this award.
  • Applicants must document all past projects, services, or workings in soil and water conservation and/or environmental activities.
  • Students active in any conservation and/or environmental areas should apply.
  • Judging criteria will be based simply on all or any of the following:

                  -Farm and ranch experience

                  -Experience in environmental issues

                  -Past or ongoing projects in these areas

                  -Grade point average

                  -Class ranking

                  -Community service

                  -School services and activity in any related organizations (Such as FFA, 4-H, Scouts, church activities

                  -Career plans

                  -Post-Secondary education plans

                  -Awards and honors given

                  -And other criteria that the applicant sees fit to document

  • Anyone who has received this award in the past can still apply again with a maximum of two awards per applicant allowed.
  • All who have applied and not been selected but are still within the grades 9-12 should consider re-applying in following years.

 

Applications

 

  • Application blanks may be obtained from your high school administration office or the Valencia Soil & Water Conservation District office in Belen.
  • Applications for this award must be submitted to the high school administration office, guidance counselor or the Valencia Soil & Water Conservation District office by Saturday, April 15th 2017.
  • Recipients will be announced at the May Board meeting.

 

 

AMOUNT

The Valencia Soil and Water Conservation District will decide on the amount, and number of students who will receive the cash award.  Cash awards will be granted to students in each high school district in Valencia County.

 

 

JUDGING

A review committee composed of members from the Valencia Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will do the judging.  The committee in determining the winner(s) may request individual interviews.

* Applications will be accepted and awards made without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, or disability.

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Valencia SWCD

PO Box 170

Belen, NM 87002

 

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Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area
2424 Hwy 47
Belen, NM  87002

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2017 Holiday Schedule
Office will be closed in observance of these days.

Monday January 2, 2017 - New Year's Day (observed)    

Monday January 16, 2017 - Martin Luther King Day  

Monday February 20, 2017 - Presidents' Day    

Monday May 29, 2017 - Memorial Day    

Tuesday July 4, 2017 - Independence Day    

Monday September 4, 2017 - Labor Day    

Monday October 9, 2017 - Columbus Day    

Friday November 10, 2017 - Veterans Day (observed)    

Thursday November 23, 2017 - Thanksgiving Day    

Monday December 25, 2017 - Christmas Day

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