The Alpha and Omega Corn Maze Scholarship

Up to $2,500 for a student attending a 4-year college or $1,250 for a student attending a 2-year college. Scholarship awards are sent directly to the student’s academic institution and may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and other direct expenses at the institution only. Eligible candidates must ​have worked at Alpha and Omega Corn Maze for a total of 50 hours or more within a season in one of the last three seasons. Priority is given to students who are ​working towards a degree or credential in the field of agriculture.

The Alpha & Omega Corn Maze is a 20-acre agritourism complex in Hamptonville, featuring maze trails, hayrides, horse-drawn wagon rides, and 30+ engaging activities. Van & Jennifer Hemric along with partners Jason & Lori Walker began operating the agritainment complex in 2013, entertaining customers that started with meager beginnings and evolved to what it is today – a 5-acre site filled with challenging trails, attracting nearly 50,000 visitors annually, and employing roughly 40 people each season. This scholarship was created to benefit current and former employees of Alpha & Omega Corn Maze LLC seeking to continue education toward a credential.

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April 19, 2024