The Cherry Blossom Queen will be chosen from applicants who are High School Seniors. She will be selected based on her application, resume, a minimum 3.0 GPA, her transcripts, 3 letters of reference and an interview focused on knowledge of the Festival as well as community involvement, on February 8, 2020. Deadline for entry is January 31, 2020. The Cherry Blossom Festival Queen will have amazing VIP experiences not only serving the Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon, but also representing the organization at partner Festivals such as Fiesta San Antonio or Minneapolis Aquatennial. A scholarship is awarded for $16,000 per year, for up to four years, to Wesleyan College in Macon, GA.