The Apple Ambassador represents the North Carolina Apple Festival and the North Carolina Apple Growers Association. The ambassador program selects the recipients of the Evelyn Lutz Hill Memorial Scholarships. A $2,000.00 college scholarship is awarded to the ambassador and a $1,000.00 scholarship is awarded to the first runner up.
The 2015 Apple Ambassador is Kayce Lynn Lancaster, who attends North Henderson High School. Her parents are Patrick and Leslie Lancaster, who are local apple growers. The runner-up is Madison Taylor Duran, who attends West Henderson High School. Her parents are Luis and Jennifer Duran.
Other participating applicants included Leah Marie Dorn (West Henderson), Kaylee Mariah Kidd (East Henderson), Sarah Grace Paul (East Henderson), Madeliene Garmel Soss (Hendersonville), and Allison Harley Surrette (Hendersonville).
The 2016 Apple Ambassador program will begin in early 2016, stay tuned to this page to find out how to apply for next year.
The application forms are available through the high school guidance offices or you can download the application below in early 2016.