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Appalachian Bacon Nation King and Queen Contest announced

| August 7, 2014

COSHOCTON – Teens are invited to take part in the first annual Appalachian Bacon Nation King and Queen Contest. This contest will be a fun way to represent Coshocton County. Organizers plan to have scholarship and other prizes awarded to the new royalty. This is meant to be a fun competition and each contestant will be judged in several areas.

Bacon recipe contest: Give us your best bacon recipe. Judges will be on hand the day of the competition to sample your creation. Recipe must include Oscar Mayer Bacon

My favorite Coshocton community event essay: Write a 500-750 word essay about your favorite Coshocton Community Event. Include one idea you have to improve the event even more.

On stage interviews: You will need to introduce yourself. You will be interviewed on stage and will be asked some simple questions about the other two requirements. You will be asked a random question from a bowl, as well.

Prizes will be given as follows: 2014 ABN Queen to include a $500 scholarship sponsored by Kraft Foods; 2014 ABN King to include a $500 scholarship sponsored by Kraft Foods; best recipe male; best recipe female; best essay male; best essay female; best interview male; best interview female.

Contestants must reside in or attend school in Coshocton County and be in 11th or 12th grade for the 2014-2015 school year.

Any scholarships awarded will be sent directly to an institution of higher learning upon the committee’s receipt of a bill from that institution (this includes any education past high school)

For an application, e-mail [email protected]. They are due by 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 1. Essays will be due to the same e-mail address by 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7. Please include a recent photo which will be included in press releases. Contact Leslie Ridenbaugh at [email protected] for further information.

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