Miss Katherine Orlowsky is the recipient of a Loudoun Fair & Associates 2018 scholarship award in the amount of $2000. She is a graduate of Loudoun Valley High School. Katherine has been an active 4-Her for five years with membership in several livestock clubs as well as the Loudoun 4-H Honor Council. During her 4-H career, Katherine has participated in many activities and competitions on the local, district and state levels. She is the recipient of the Outstanding 4-Her Award at both the Intermediate (2014) and Senior (2017) levels. In June 2018 she was inducted as a 4-H All-Star—the highest honor a 4-Her can receive.
Katherine has consistently demonstrated dedication to the annual Loudoun County Fair. She has served as a judging assistant, promoted the fair at public events, helped make fair quilts and was selected as Miss Loudoun County Fair in 2017. In addition to her service as a leader and role model in 4-H and at the fair, Katherine has also been active in her high school and has volunteered many hours in the greater Loudoun community.
This fall Katherine will be attending Virginia Tech where she will study Agriculture. The Loudoun Fair & Associates Board of Directors congratulates Katherine on being selected as a scholarship winner for 2018 and wishes her much success in her future endeavors.
Miss Madilyn Abbe is the recipient of a Loudoun Fair & Associates 2018 scholarship in the amount of $1500. Madi is a graduate of Loudoun Valley High School. She has been a member of the Leaps and Squeaks Rabbit and Cavy Club for six years. Madi has served as an officer in her club and has participated in multiple club sponsored service projects. She was Miss Loudoun County Fair in 2016 and Assistant Director of the Pageant in 2017. She has also been a judge assistant and has promoted 4-H and the fair in the community.
Madi’s desire to help others is evident in her broad community service including tutoring, youth camp leader, gravesite restoration, charitable events for the Ocular Melanoma Foundation and visiting senior residences to play music throughout the year.
Madi will be studying Health Science at Brigham Young University this fall. The Loudoun Fair & Associates Board of Directors congratulates her on being selected as a scholarship winner for 2018 and wishes her the best in her future endeavors.
Mr. Turner Leigh is a graduate of Loudoun County High School and the recipient of a Loudoun Fair & Associates 2018 scholarship award in the amount of $1000. Turner is recognized for his 4-H contributions over the past seven years. He has participated in Swine and Poultry clubs as well as attended 4-H sponsored and promotional events. He also competed in Public Speaking contests at the local, district and state levels. In 2017, Turner was inducted as a 4-H All-Star.
In addition to his service as a judge assistant at the fair, Turner volunteers in many other community endeavors including the Back Pack Buddies program, DC Teens Opposing Poverty and vacation bible school, among others. His leadership is evident in his higher level involvement in Boy Scouts and JROTC. In 2016, Turner was selected to attend Governor’s School of Agriculture.
Turner will be attending the Virginia Military Institute to pursue a degree in International Studies. The Loudoun Fair & Associates Board of Directors congratulates him on being selected for a 2018 scholarship award and wishes him the best in his future.
Miss Allyson Lee is a graduate of Potomac Falls High School and the recipient of a 2018 Loudoun Fair & Associates scholarship in the amount of $500. Ally is recognized for her eight years of participation in the Temple Hall Club’s non-ownership sheep program where she served in multiple officer positions and as a mentor to younger 4-Hers at host farms. Ally served on the Teen Council in 2014 and 2015 and she has been a dedicated camp counselor every summer from 2014 through 2017.
Ally has served her community with many volunteer hours given to the fair, school programs and sports, the Loudoun Animal Shelter and Girl Scout camps. She will be attending Virginia Tech to pursue Wildlife Conservation. The Loudoun Fair & Associates Board of Directors congratulates her on her 2018 scholarship award and wishes her the best in her future.
Miss Cristina Gaylord is a graduate of Woodgrove High School and the recipient of a 2018 Loudoun Fair & Associates scholarship in the amount of $500. She is recognized for her seven years of 4-H participation. Cristina has been a member of multiple clubs where she served in mentor and leadership roles. She has also been very involved in 4-H Camp throughout her 4-H career—starting out as a camper and ultimately becoming a dedicated counselor. Cristina was tapped as a 4-H All-Star in 2017.
With enthusiasm and a smile, Cristina has helped at the fair, in her school’s music program and clubs, and in the community. The Loudoun Fair and Associates Board of Directors congratulates her on her 2018 scholarship award and wishes her the best in her future studies. She plans to study Biology at either James Madison University or Northern Virginia Community College.