LEWISBURG, WV (06/14/2010)(readMedia)– The State Fair of West Virginia, in association with corporate, civic and individual contributors, has awarded five (5) $1,000 four (4) year scholarships from the State Fair Scholarship and Endowment Program. These scholarships recognize youth who have participated in the State Fair, excelled academically and demonstrated a proven financial need.
Applicants must be a West Virginia resident and must be pursuing a vocational trade, associate or bachelors degree, and must have participated in the Junior Livestock Show, Equine Show or 4-H and FFA Youth Exhibit Program within the past five (5) years. Applicants must be eligible for college admission during the same year in which they apply for the State Fair Scholarship, or must be currently enrolled in post secondary education.
The State Fair of West Virginia is proud to announce the following recipients:
- Ian Dransfield from Union, WV – will attend Virginia Tech in Fall 2010
- Adalia Trudgeon from West Union, WV – will attend Marshall University in Fall 2010
- Dylan Johnson from Flatwoods, WV – will attend West Virginia University
- Trevor Cummings from Spencer, WV – will attend West Virginia University
- Catherine May from Shady Springs, WV – will attend Cornell University.
For more information on the 2010 State Fair of West Virginia visit www.statefairofwv.com or phone 304-645-1090.
The State Fair of West Virginia, with an $8.9 million dollar economic impact on Greenbrier County, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com.