MD State Fair announces scholarship awards
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.
Bailey Riggs is the 2018 Miss Maryland Agriculture.