MD State Fair an­nounces schol­ar­ship awards

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TIMONIUM — The Mary­land State Fair and Agri­cul­tural So­ci­ety Inc. re­cently an­nounced it has awarded mul­ti­ple col­lege schol­ar­ships, with a com­bined value of ap­prox­i­mately $50,000, through its: F. Grove Miller Mar yland State Fair Schol­ar­ship Pro­gram named in recog­ni­tion of Chair­man Emer­i­tus Miller who con­tin­ues to serve on the non­profit’s Board of Di­rec­tors; the Mar­lin K. Hoff Schol­ar­ship Pro­gram named in mem­ory of former board mem­ber Hoff; the Miss Mary­land Agri­cul­ture Schol­ar­ship Pro­gram; and the new Col­lege Day at the Races Schol­ar­ship Pro­gram.

“Since its in­cep­tion in 1879, agri­cul­ture ed­u­ca­tion has been one of the Mary­land State Fair’s top pri­or­i­ties,” said Mary­land State Fair Gen­eral Man­ager D. An­drew “Andy” Cashman. “Our com­pet­i­tive schol­ar­ships high­light and re­ward the ac­com­plish­ments of youth, help them with their ed­u­ca­tional pur­suits, and pro­mote the im­por­tance of agri­cul­ture to our state and our world.”

The 2018 Miss Mary­land Agri­cul­ture Schol­ar­ship and Cash Awards val­ued at ap­prox­i­mately $13,000 were awarded to Miss Mary­land Agri­cul­ture 2018 Bai­ley Riggs of Queen Anne’s County. Bai­ley at­tends Queen Anne’s County High School.

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Bai­ley Riggs is the 2018 Miss Mary­land Agri­cul­ture.

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