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.
2014 Apple Ambassador
We are pleased to announce that this year's Apple Ambassador is Emily Rachel Holbert. Ms. Holbert will be a senior at East Henderson High School this fall. Her parents are Joseph and Lisa Holbert. She will represent the Apple Festival throughout the year including attending many events during the Festival Weekend. She will be awarded a $2,000 college scholarship.
The first runner up is CayCee Nicole Justus who will be a senior at North Henderson High School this fall. Ms. Justus will be awarded a $1,000 college scholarship. Her parents are Tim and Diane Justus.
The other representatives are Natasha Townsend and Kathlene Beam from Hendersonville High School, Kristen Carter from East Henderson High School, Ellie Caldwell from North Henderson High School, and Christine Carpenter and Jessica Parce from West Henderson High School.