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4-H Canada celebrates youth on and off farms

4-H Canada celebrates youth on and off farms

Fifteen 4-H Canada members from across the country are the recipients of $1,000 to use toward post-secondary education this fall

 
Lauren Arva
Staff Writer
Farms.com
 
4-H Canada announced 15 young farmers to receive $1,000 each toward their post-secondary education this fall.
 
The John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship is awarded annually to youth leaders who are making a positive difference both in their communities and globally. 
 
Shannon Benner, CEO of 4-H Canada, said in a release yesterday that the organization is “grateful for generous partners, like John Deere, that recognize the importance of investing in positive youth development.”
 
Benner explained that the scholarship supports “4-H Canada’s mission to nurture responsible, caring and contributing youth leaders who are making an impact in their communities and around the world.”
 
John Deere’s Charlene Petrie remarked that the company is “always excited about investing in Canada’s youth and supporting the next generation of community and business leaders.”
 
Scholarship recipients include youth from all Canadian provinces:
Sherisse Cross, British Columbia
Kaylee Huppertz, Alberta
Kaylie Krys, Alberta
Dawson Pahl, Alberta
Laura Carruthers, Saskatchewan
Sidney Meyer, Saskatchewan
Megan Brunen, Manitoba
Robyn Foxton, Manitoba
Jeremy Chevalley, Ontario
Jena Ethier, Ontario
Brogan Keenan, Quebec
Amy McConchie, New Brunswick
Monica van den Hoogen, Nova Scotia
Johnathan Lauwerijssen, Prince Edward Island
McAuley Bellows, Newfoundland and Labrador
 
Scholarship details are on the 4-H website.
 
 
4-H Canada photo
 

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