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.

Please click here for the 2021 Apple Ambassador Application.

All fully completed applications must be mailed and postmarked by April 21,2021, to the NC Apple Festival Office, PO Box 886, Hendersonville NC 28793.

The 2021 Apple Ambassador is Callie Stepp McCall. Ms. McCall’s family has operated Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchards for 4 generations. Her parents are Rex and Danielle McCall.  The Runner-up is Sadie Anna Rowe, who is a rising senior at Hendersonville High School.   Her parents are Charles and Debbie Rowe.

Callie Stepp McCall, 2021 NC Apple Festival Ambassador