Hi there! My name is Alana Moore (Apple Turnover), and I'm the N.C. State Fair PR intern for the Department of Agriculture. I'm a rising senior at N.C. State University, majoring in Communication Media and minoring in Journalism. I'm also the business manager of an all-women a cappella group at State, Ladies in Red. Music and singing are my favorite things. I also love to write, so I look forward to posting fun features on this blog! I absolutely adore the fair and would go frequently with my best friend and her family growing up. Some of my fondest memories include when I had my artwork displayed for the art and photography competition and the time my middle school choir performed at Dorton Arena.

Employee Profile: Livestock Office Manager Summer Senter shares her love of the shows

Fuquay-Varina’s Summer Senter has been managing the N.C. State Fair Livestock Office for the past four years. Her main duties are to oversee the livestock shows and scholarship awards. Summer is happy to be deeply rooted in the livestock and agriculture community, always speaking highly of its professions. She’s made dear friends along the way and has quite an interesting story about how she wound up being a part of the State Fair family. Agriculture was not the career path Summer initially intended to follow. She attended Wake Tech Community College for Business Administration and went into banking. Summer did…

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Tune in to Apple Turnover

Hi there, fairgoers! My name is Alana Moore, and I’m the new N.C. State Fair PR intern for the Department of Agriculture. For my blog persona, I chose the nickname Apple Turnover. This is to pay homage to one of my favorite fair traditions with my dad—stopping by Heritage Circle for hot cider and, you guessed it, apple turnovers! I’m a rising senior at N.C. State, majoring in Communication Media and minoring in Journalism. I was born and raised in Raleigh, so I didn’t have to go far. My main extracurricular activity is being a member of the university’s all-women…

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