The Kutztown Fair Association is proud to introduce the winners of the Kutztown Fair Youth Scholarships.
The recipients have a proven record of leadership, community service, and participation in the Kutztown Fair. These outstanding young people will continue their education with the assistance of a scholarship presented by the Kutztown Fair Association. Scholarship funds are made available from proceeds provided by the Kutztown Fair Association and the Ag Benefit Auction.
Meet Our Previous Year Scholarships Recipients
2018 Kutztown Fair Scholarship Winners
Kennedi Cavalier, daughter of Chantel Cavalier, Kutztown, is a first-year student at Kutztown University. Her major is Accounting. She is a graduate of Kutztown Area High School, where she was an active member of the Kutztown FFA.
Hannah Sanders, daughter of Shannon Sanders, Lenhartsville, is a first-year student at Arcadia University. She is majoring in Journalism/ Media & Communication. Hannah has a strong interest in photography and over the past few years has entered many photographs into competition at the Kutztown Fair.
Sarah Vamvakias is the daughter of George and Beth Vamvakias, Boyertown, PA. She is a 2018 graduate of Boyertown Area High School and is a freshman at the State University of New York Canton, majoring in Veterinary Technology. Sarah helps manage the Vamvakias Family’s flock of wool breed sheep and is a 10 year member of the Berks County 4-H Sheep & Lamb Club.
2017 Kutztown Fair Scholarship Winners
Criteria for Scholarship Applications
1. Eligibility is open to any youth who has been a Kutztown Fair participant for at least 2 consecutive years
(including the current year).
2. The applicant must have graduated from high school and be currently enrolled in a school of higher learning as of August 1 of the current year.
3. Scholarship amounts may vary from year to year depending on available funds.
4. Selection will be based upon the following criteria:
b. Showmanship and ethics
c. Academic performance
d. Fair participation
e. Volunteer fair activities
f. Other activities
(Note: See invitation to volunteer projects on bottom of page.)
5. The scholarship money must be used to help finance a two to four year higher education program.
6. The applicant must complete the application and write a one-page essay including information such as their
background, future plans, past and current activities, and planned use of scholarship funds.
7. The application deadline will be Sept. 30.
Scholarship applicants are encouraged to volunteer to assist with the fair activities and functions. We need announcers, show clerks, and people to help keep the barns and grounds clean. Contact an Ag Committee member to volunteer for any of these jobs.