Cassidy Bowen (right) accepts Scholarship for 2019 ACCF Chairman Gina Witherspoon.

2019 Scholarship Recipient :

The Anderson County Corn Festival, Inc. is a 501c4 non-profit organization, whose specific objectives and purposes are:

  • To establish, maintain and operate an annual festival to promote the improvement and patronage of cultural events, live theater, visual, and musical arts in Anderson County, Kansas;
  • To Establish, maintain and operate festival facilities for the general artistic use by the general public in Anderson County;
  • To educate, train and mentor individuals in the operation, management and leadership of a festival and/or special events for fund-raising purposes for community, civic, church and non-for-profit organizations.


The Anderson County Corn Festival, Inc. encourages community involvement, specifically by area youth. A minimum of one (1) scholarship is awarded annually to recipients who are currently enrolled in high school and have actively been involved with the Anderson County Corn Festival (aka “Cornstock”).  Applications are available on the www.cornstock.net website (www.accornfest.com) and must be submitted and received by the ACCF Board of Directors no later than April 15th each year.

The 2019 Cornstock Scholarship recipient is Cassidy Bowen of Colony.  Cassidy is a graduate of Crest High School and is attending Allen County Community College to study Substance Abuse Counseling.  Miss Bowen has been a very active volunteer in the community and has volunteered for Cornstock for both the 2017 and 2018 events. She has helped handing out swag in the VIP tent and assisted in the tear-down operations following the event the day after Cornstock. She is an honor roll student (all 4 years of high school), a GSSB Saluting Scholar, and Player of the Week in the Anderson County Advocate and Top Dog of the Week in the Anderson County Review. In February of 2019, she was named the Crest High School Character Champ, among many other accolades.  In the community, Ms. Bowen has helped with vacation Bible school, story hour at the Colony Library and an active member of St. Teresa Catholic Church in Westphalia.

Congratulations to Cassidy Bowen, the 2019 Cornstock Scholarship Winner. 

PLEASE NOTE: Application form must be received by April 15th.

Cassidy Bowen - 2019 Scholarship Winner

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:  The Anderson County Corn Festival, Inc. is a 501 (c) (4) non-profit organization that encourages community involvement, specifically by area youth. A minimum of one (1) annual scholarship in the amount of $250 or more has been established by ACCF to be awarded to one recipient who is currently enrolled in high school or higher education and they must be or have been an active Anderson County Corn Festival volunteer.  Annual Deadline: Application must be received BY April 15th.

Scholarship

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