ALBANY, N.Y. — The city of Albany is accepting nominations for the 2015 Tulip Queen and her court.
An Albany tradition, the queen and her court are chosen by a committee of local leaders. After the queen is crowned at the annual Tulip Festival, the group of five will spend a full year working together on Albany community outreach programs and educational initiatives.
Nominees must have a strong sense of community, be knowledgeable of the Albany area and its history, and possess leadership skills. Eligible nominees are women between the ages of 18 and 23 residing in Albany County for their entire year of reign, May 2015 – May 2016.
The Tulip Queen will be awarded a $5000 scholarship, and each Court member will receive a $1500 scholarship award upon completion of the program.
To nominate, visit www.albanytulipqueen.com. The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, April 1.
You may also nominate by submitting a letter detailing the candidate’s qualifications, as well as her name, address and phone number, and the nominator’s name and phone number to:
Albany Tulip Queen Judging Committee
City Hall, Room 402
24 Eagle St.
Albany, New York 12207
The 67th Annual Albany Tulip Festival will be held May 9 and 10, 2015.