Saturday, September 1, 2018

Lord Calvert & Miss Tranquility


Miss Tranquility and Lord Calvert Rules & Regulations


1.  The Miss Tranquility Pageant and Lord Calvert Contest is open to all persons between the ages of 16 and 19 as of August 31, of the participating year.

2.  Each candidate must be enrolled in a secondary school or post-secondary school and have a 75% cumulative grade point average. “Cumulative grade point average” is defined as the average of the candidate’s grade points for all years of secondary or post secondary school attended.

3.  Each candidate must have been a resident of Calvert County for at least three (3) years.

4.  A candidate must never have been married nor have had children prior to or during the reign (September 2018 through September 2019).

5.  Former winners are not eligible to participate in the contest.  Please note:  Miss Calvert Farm Bureau is eligible to participate in the Miss Tranquility Contest.

6.  Application materials and entry fee must be received by 6pm, September 7, 2018. These can be hand delivered to fairgrounds or mailed to:                                     
   The Calvert County Fair, Inc.
                                                                     P.O. Box 224
Barstow, Maryland 20610
Attention: Miss Tranquility and Lord Calvert

Applications may be obtained from any committee member, your high school’s guidance office, the Calvert County Fair website or you may use the application found at the end of these rules & regulations.  Application must be complete, legible and filled out in blue or black ink or will be disqualified.

7.  All contestants are required to participate in assigned events at the Fair, including “Youth Day” activities on Friday, September 28, 2018.  Exceptions will be made for previous engagements that are specified in writing by the contestant to the committee by the evening of the orientation and creative assignment.  Failure to meet this requirement will result in scholarship and/or money being withheld from winner/contestant.

8.  Miss Tranquility and Lord Calvert are required to be at the Fairgrounds a minimum of 30 hours each during Fair Week (4-8 hours each day + 6 hours on Youth Day), and their court a minimum of 20 hours each (3-6 hours each day, of which 6 hours on Youth Day).  4H contestants also need to put in their hours at the fair (showing and taking care of your animals are not considered part of your hours).  In addition, these winners and their court are to represent the Calvert County Fair at selected county events. (See Tentative Schedule of Events)

Application and Rules HERE 

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wendy's Scholarship

Since 1994, the Wendy’s® High School Heisman® Scholarship has been recognizing and rewarding senior athletes who excel in the classroom, on the field, and in the community. This year, we're awarding over $60,000 in college scholarships. Give your most well-rounded seniors a shot at winning.

100 Scholarship Winners. 2 From Every State.
The Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes 2 winners—one male athlete and one female athlete—from each state.
  • 90 State Winners receive a $500 scholarship
  • 8 National Finalists receive a $1,000 scholarship
  • 2 National Winners receive a $5,000 scholarship along with national honor and recognition during ESPN’s telecast of the college Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation
They’ve done the hard work. Now, they just need to apply.
Winning the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship requires a GPA of 3.0 or better, participation in at least one school-sponsored sport, and demonstrated leadership at school and in the community. You have students who have worked hard for years to make the grade. Now help them get the recognition they deserve: