Legacy Awards honorees demonstrate a passion for helping their communities and building a solid foundation for future youth success. 4-H recognizes and honors these individuals and corporations that have devoted time, financial support, ideas, and energy to enrich the lives of young people.
Mara Schiavocampo is an ABC News correspondent, and author based in New York. She reports for all ABC News programs and platforms.
Prior to joining ABC News in February 2014, Mara was a correspondent for NBC News as well as the anchor of “Early Today” on the NBC network and “First Look” on MSNBC.
Distinguished Alumni Medallion
Javier Palomarez is the President and CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), America's largest Hispanic business association. The USHCC actively promotes the economic growth, development and interests of more than 3.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that combined, contribute over $486 billion to the American economy every year. It also advocates on behalf of 240 major American corporations and serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local chambers and business associations nationwide.
Youth In Action Award
Nosa is a 17 year old senior at Binghamton High School in New York. Her 4-H experience began when she joined CITIZEN U 4-H her freshman year of high school.
According to Nosa, CITIZEN U 4-H helped her overcome bullying, develop self-confidence and build leadership and public speaking skills. She was a delegate at the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute.