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4-H Sponsorship

Inspiring the Next Leaders in STEM

HughesNet is proud to be a long-time supporter of 4-H, a premier youth development organization, and its initiatives to foster youth engagement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education. We believe that it is crucial for the next generation to have access to quality resources that will develop their interest in STEM-related fields and projects.


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  • Dhruv Pradman and team in lab coats
  • child at camp dancing
  • group of students with pigs
  • group of students working on a project
  • students playing outside
  • students gathered around a laptop
  • student outside on a track
  • students at a conference


Shorty Awards Audience Honor

HughesNet has been selected as an Audience Honoree in the 7th Annual Shorty Impact Awards for our work in Connecting Youth to Digital STEM Education under the Education category. Click below to read more about our entry.

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Nicole Cash YIA Award

Youth in Action Awards

HughesNet is a proud sponsor of the 4-H Youth in Action (YIA) STEM Pillar Awards. Each year, the finalists for the YIA Awards use the STEM knowledge they have gained in 4-H to create lasting impacts in their communities. Check out the 2023 winner of the STEM Pillar Award, Nicole Cash.

Learn more about the YIA Awards and how to apply below.

Check Out 4-H at Home

Co-produced with HughesNet, 4-H at Home is your online resource for fun, easy, and educational STEM activities. Discover free activities for children of all ages that can be completed using common household items. Complete a space exploration quest, get in gear with a Youth in Action winner, use the sun’s rays to cook solar oven s’mores and more. Use the STEM filter to explore all STEM-related activities. 

HughesNet and 4H - working together to inspire the next generation of leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
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Our Mission

Together, 4-H and HughesNet are dedicated to serving small and rural communities across the United States. We understand that educating today’s youth in STEM fields creates the opportunity for a better future. To further support these important communities, we will continue to work together on initiatives that promote access to STEM resources.

Learn More

Explore our partnership with 4-H and our dedication to STEM education.

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    Video Library

    Check out our video library to see all of the ways HughesNet supports 4-H.

  • Image of student studying science with the help of 4-H and HughesNet

    Read blog posts about our work with 4-H.

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    Learn more about America's largest youth development organization.

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