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COD : W. Robert Amick

1968 Certificate of Distinction Winner W. Robert Amick

W. Robert Amick


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Member of Indiana 4-H Club Staff - Purdue University 1928 until present.
4-H  Accomplishments
Developed in cooperation with Extension subject matter specialists, a total of fifteen 4-H projects with more than 40,000 members enrolled. This is the largest project enrollment in U.S.A. Directed State 4-H Conservation Camp since 1935 (attendance 3000 4-H members) State Fair Club Camp since 1929 (attendance-12,000) and initiated and directed Junior Corn Growers Jamboree Program since its beginning (14 years-attendance 7,000).
Developed 4-H Flower project and present State Chairman of the 4-H American Beautiful Program. Directed 4•H Rotary Training Program for adult 4-H Leaders for past ten years (attendance 17,200 I, chairman of 4-H Staff Committee for Temporary Club Agents Workshop, and chairman of 4•H Staff Committee for Extension Agents Workshop Joint Staff responsibility for planning leader training in Southern Indiana Counties for 30 years. Author or coauthor of seven printed 4-H publications, pertaining to 4-H project, and activities as well as many mimeographed outlines.
Former Chief-Epsilon Sigma Phi, Present President of Purdue Class of 1925 Secretary/treasurer, Indiana 4•H Foundation, former Chairman and now a member of National 4-H Extension Committee on Conservation of Natural Resources directed Indiana 4-H Camping Program for 10 years. Started Vocational Agriculture Department at Cambridge City High School-1925.
Member of Presbyterian Church, Mason, Farm Bureau, American Men of Science, and Extension Specialists Association since 1951.
Graduate-Purdue-B.S.A.-1925, Purdue-M.S.-1935, Special three week course- Cornell University, Alpha Zeta-Agriculture, Tau Kappa Alpha-debating, Kappa Delta PI-education, Epsilon Sigma Phi extension, and Pi Kappa Phi-social.
Military Service
Fort Bragg-October 1942-March 1943.