Dairy Princess and Milk Maid candidates sought

Published 9:18 am Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The Freeborn County American Dairy Association is seeking candidates for the 2011 County Dairy Princess and County Milk Maid. The duties of the Dairy Princess and Milk Maid are to promote dairy products and the dairy industry by working with dairy promotions, news media, and elementary schools as directed by the county committee. A $500 scholarship is awarded to the Dairy Princess.

In order to be eligible for the Freeborn County Dairy Princess and Milk Maid, the candidate or their parents must be actively engaged in the production of milk to a licensed plant at some time during 2011.

Freeborn County Milk Maid candidates must be at least 11 years old and not have reached their 13th birthday by April 1, 2011.

Freeborn County Dairy Princess candidates must be a high school graduate by July 1, 2011, and not yet 24 years old on July 1, 2011.

Entry deadline is Feb. 1, 2011. Entry forms may be obtained from the Freeborn County Extension Office. Additional information may be obtained from Bruce Ness, Freeborn County American Dairy Association President at 377-2075.