Ambassador Program

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 2024 Apple Ambassador Application. The 2025 Apple Ambassador Application will be available in January 2025.

All fully completed applications must be mailed and postmarked by March 30, 2023, to the NC Apple Festival Office, PO Box 886, Hendersonville NC 28793.

The 2023 Apple Ambassador was Jackie Hernandez, a rising senior at Hendersonville High School. Jackie is the daughter of Josefina N. Ades.

Jackie Hernandez, 2023 NC Apple Festival Ambassador

Photo of Apple Festival Ambassador 2023, Jackie Hernandez.