College Scholarships Available New York Dairy Promoters

College Scholarships Available for New York Dairy Promoters

Former New York dairy promoters in the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council districts are eligible to apply for two $500 college scholarships
– the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council (ADADC) Memorial Scholarship and the Leo Briggs Memorial Scholarship. Applications for both are due November 16.

The ADADC Memorial Scholarship is for former dairy princesses from one of the ADADC districts who have completed one year of college and are pursuing a career in dairy product marketing, dairy manufacturing, agricultural communications or journalism.

Applicants for the Leo Briggs Memorial Scholarship must have completed one year of college and be from one of the ADADC districts. The applicant must also have exhibited leadership in dairy promotion and have an interest agriculture or dairy product nutrition.

Applications are available at American Dairy under “For Farmers,” or by calling 315.472.9143. Completed applications must be submitted by November 16, and sent to Joanne Tills, American Dairy Association North East, 100 Elwood Davis Road, North Syracuse, NY 13212.

Both scholarships will be presented at the 2019 New York State Dairy Princess Pageant in February.

For more information, contact Joanne Tills at 315.472.9143, or by email at [email protected]

About American Dairy Association North East

American Dairy Association North East (ADA North East) is the dairy farmer-funded organization funded by participating dairy farmer’s checkoff investment to build demand and sales for milk and dairy foods throughout the local region. Representing nearly 12,000 dairy farm families in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New York, New Jersey and northern Virginia, ADANE develops and implements local programs to drive milk and dairy sales at retail outlets and in schools. The organization also conducts consumer education about dairy through events, traditional and social media, and in collaboration with health professionals through National Dairy Council®. ADA North East works closely with Dairy Management Inc.™, the national dairy checkoff organization, to support nutrition research, national partnerships and developing export markets for dairy to bring a fully integrated promotion program to the region. For more information, visit American Dairy.


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