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 2022 Apple Ambassador Application.

All fully completed applications must be mailed and postmarked by March 30, 2022, to the NC Apple Festival Office, PO Box 886, Hendersonville NC 28793.

The 2022 Apple Ambassador is Payton Margaret Snider, who is a rising senior at West Henderson High School. Her parents are Darby and Cassie Snider.  The Runner-up is Hayden Marie Thompson, who is a rising senior at Hendersonville High School.   Her parents are Autumn and David Thompson.

Payton Margaret Snider, 2022 NC Apple Festival Ambassador