SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Dairy promoters from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia are eligible to apply for the American Dairy Association North East’s $500 Leo Briggs Memorial Scholarship. Applications are due November 15.
Male or female applicants must have completed one year of college and have an interest in agriculture, dairy product marketing, dairy manufacturing, agricultural communications, journalism or dairy product nutrition. In addition to the application form, a 400-word essay is required for consideration.
Applications must be returned by Friday, November 15, to Joanne Tills at the ADA North East office at 100 Elwood Davis Road, Syracuse, NY 13212. The scholarship will be presented at the New York State Dairy Princess Pageant in Syracuse in February 2020.
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 11,000 dairy farm families in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and northern Virginia, ADA North East 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 www.AmericanDairy.com.