The annual Tricia Vaughan Memorial Scholarship celebrates young leaders who have excelled in their achievements as 4-H club members and at school and in their community. Now in its thirteenth year, the purpose of this program is to develop an awareness of the importance and benefits of higher education. It is offered by the West Niagara Agricultural Society with the cooperation and support of the Niagara 4-H Association to current members of Niagara 4-H who have completed at least six proje...
West Niagara Fair and Society Ambassador Program
2019 West Niagara Ambassador Competition
Would you like to be this year's Ambassador for the Fair and representative for the West Niagara Agricultural Society for the coming year?
Each year a young person is chosen to be the Ambassador for the West Niagara Fair and West Niagara Agricultural Society.
The competition is now open and the Ambassador committee is looking for the next young person to assume the role of The West Niagara Ambassador.
If you are between the ages of 17 to 25 and are interested in becoming the next West Niagara Fair & Society Ambassador, or know of someone who might make a great representative for the Fair, and the Society, we encourage you or them to apply.
- You must be between the ages of 17 and 25, and reside in the Region.
- Be available and be present at the 2019 West Niagara Fair, Sept 6, 7 & 8 and willing to wear a sash and assist in presentations for various events during the fair.
- Be willing to attend events, represent and promote the fair at various Agricultural events during the 2019-20 year.
- Be willing to assume all duties of the Fair Ambassador.
Being Fair Ambassador is a great opportunity to:
- grow your personal skills,
- gain experience with public interactions,
- attend various Agricultural events,
- and provides you the opportunity to enter and compete in the Ambassador competition for the CNE in 2019! (Note to enter the CNE competition you must be 18 on or before August 16th 2020!)
Responsibilites and Opportunities for the Ambassador can be found: HERE
The competition for the West Niagara Fair Ambassador will be held on Monday September 2nd at 7:00 pm in the Community Centre at the Fairgrounds.
Competitors will present a 1 ½ minute speech on Agriculture, Agriculture Societies, or some aspect of the West Niagara Fair.
Submit the application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Any questions can also be inquired at the above email address as well!
Follow our current fair ambassador on their journey on Facebook: + WNFAmbassador on Facebook
Meet Our Previous Ambassadors:
We are excited to announce our new fair ambassador will be Mattea Lodewyk! Come meet her at our 2019 West Niagara Fair! Fairs, farming, and animals have been a part of Mattea's life from an early age. Even as a toddler, she enjoyed riding the tractor with her Grandpa, feeding the cows, and playing with her chickensRead more »
We are excited to announce that Marijke, will be returning for another year as our 2018-2019 Ambassador! Marijke is beginning her first year at Guelph University in Animal Sciences. Since Marijke was not old enough in 2018, she is excited as this will also give her the opportunity to represent West Niagara at the CNE in 2019! Be sure to say Hello and stop and chat and meet her in person at the fair!Read more »
James graduated from Grimsby Secondary School in June 2017 with honours Secondary School diploma and his High Skills Major in Construction. In September, James will be attending University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus to pursue a diploma in Agriculture...Read more »
Meagan is currently a Junior Director of the West Niagara Agricultural Society. She is a graduate of the Mohawk College Environmental Engineering Technician Program, currently working with water and waste water...Read more »
Kim Wiebe was home schooled throughout elementary and high school, and is currently in her first year of Practical Nursing at Niagara College. She is a dedicated 4-H member and has been involved in showing dairy heifers for six years. She has also served as President for her club of over 30 members for the last three consecutive years, and ...Read more »