Twelve outstanding students will receive up to $2,500 each for post-secondary education
TORONTO, Aug. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Do you care how food moves from the farm gate to your dinner plate? TD Bank Group does and believes agri-business is an important driver of Canada's economy. In recognition of Canada's agricultural leaders of tomorrow, TD and the Canadian 4-H Council announced the recipients of the 2013 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship, each valued at $2,500, which will go towards a post-secondary education in an agriculture or agri-business related field of study.
The TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship is awarded to Canadian students in their last year of high school, based on academic excellence and their geographic location, ensuring representation from across the country. This year's recipients received the TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship which provides funding for their post-secondary tuition, books and/or lodging.
"At TD we are committed to supporting the agriculture industry in Canada and are very proud to support these outstanding students as they embark on furthering their education in an agriculture-related discipline. This year's Scholarship recipients have demonstrated outstanding dedication to both their academics and agricultural pursuits through their involvement with 4-H, and we are confident that they will make a significant impact to the industry," says Derek Koppe, Senior Vice President, Business Banking, Prairie District & National Agriculture Services, TD Bank Group.TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship - 2013 Recipients
- Alison Greaves, Miniota, MB
- Amy Pizzey, Binscarth, MB
- Annie Rosia, Okotoks, AB
- Avery Crocker, Bindloss, AB
- Brianna Elliot, Rock Creek, BC
- Janessa Henry, Upper Musquodoboit, NS
- Lauren Keirstead, Norton, NB
- Lauren Steffler, Bright, ON
- Matthew Morin, St. Felix de Kingsey, QC
- Robyn Gerrard, Elphinstone, MB
- Shannon Langridge, Picton, ON
- Shawna Turner, Springside, SK