Scholarships announced for County Fair youth

WESTPORT - The Essex County Fair has announced six $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to current New York State high school seniors and also students enrolled in college who are pursuing a degree in a field related to agriculture, fair management or the outdoor amusement business.

The New York State Association of Agricultural Fairs and the New Your State Showpeople's Association sponsor the scholarships.

The qualifying students must be active at the Essex County Fair. All applicants from Essex County must submit their applications through the Essex County Fair no later than Friday, April 9.

Information is available by contacting the Essex County Fair Office at PO Box 431, Westport, NY or by calling 962-8650. Information is also available through Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County and from local high school guidance offices. Applications must be printed and completed from the web at www.nyfairs.org.

For more information contact Essex County Fair through our email countyfairfun@yahoo.com.

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